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  1. Stolen Tarantulas sold back to shop where they came fromRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WSB-TV

    Dwayne Melton has a crawl space for 18 tarantuals under his home. The spiders hibernate in individual containers during the winter and come out during spring, but a few of them got out early.

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  2. Stolen tarantulas sold back to shop where they came fromRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WSOCTV

    Dwayne Melton has a crawl space for 18 tarantuals under his home. The spiders hibernate in individual containers during the winter and come out during spring, but a few of them got out early.

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  3. Kids, pets to parade in Los Rios ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Wave

    As a prelude to next month's Swallows Parade, kids can show off their pets in a one-hour pet parade Saturday, courtesy of the Fiesta Association. Kids ages 5-12 will bring their leashed, haltered or caged pets to Los Rios Park, where the pets will be judged in categories including best owner-pet team costume, best domestic pet and best exotic pet.

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  4. Academy Awards Pet Names RevealedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | PRWeb

    ... mind and is committed to being the trusted choice of America's pet lovers. VPI plans cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries. Wellness coverage for routine ...

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  5. Owners and sellers of exotic pets face clampdown.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Sunday Herald

    ... Richard Lochhead MSP said: "There is an increasing desire across Europe, including in Scotland, to keep exotic pets," he said. "There are potential threats to animal health and welfare, human health and our native species that accompany this trend ...

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  6. Rules on exotic pets to be reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Newsday

    It will examine how imported, and native, species can be better protected and consider the impact tighter legislation could have. There have been several recent cases of exotic animals being abandoned, such as a monitor lizard found in a supermarket toilet in Edinburgh and a snake which slithered into a legal office in Clydebank.

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  7. New tarantula moves in to Bohart MuseumRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Davis Enterprise

    Rosie, the popular 24-year-old Chilean rose-haired tarantula at UC Davis' Bohart Museum of Entomology, is approaching the end of her natural life span. So when a UCD student donated the same species, a 4-year-old taranatula , to the museum in late January, Bohart officials launched a contest: "Name the tarantula."

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  8. Killer Shrimp Could Invade the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2013 | How Stuff Works

    Jan. 17, 2013 -- The invasion of Burmese pythons in Florida's wetlands poses an existential challenge to the state's native wildlife as these apex predators have been known to prey on everything from small animals like raccoons and opossums to larger ones like white-tail deer and even alligators. How has the state faced the challenge of dealing with 150,000 non-native snake threatening its biodiversity? The answer is a good old-fashioned hunting contest, of course.

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  9. a Killer shrimp could invade the Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | CBS News

    Killer shrimp, creatures that indiscriminately slay other animals without eating them, may soon join the list of invasive species living in the Great Lakes, a new study finds. But government regulations for the exotic pet trade and commercial shipping may impede the shrimp's arrival, the researchers said.

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  10. Police arrest pet store owner in Canadian boys' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    It was a story that sounded like something out of a horror film: Two young brothers strangled by a 100-pound snake that came crashing through the ceiling as they slept. It was the all-too-real fate suffered by brothers Connor and Noah Barthe in August 2013 at a sleepover in the home of Jean-Claude Savoie, a family friend who lived above an exotic pet store that he ran in New Brunswick, Canada.

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  11. Illegal trade gone wildRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Trinadad Express

    ... given how profitable it is, say sources. And it will remain profitable as long as there is a growing demand for exotic pets. Most of the animals that are trafficked to this country are exotic birds, which are taken from their natural habitat in ...

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  12. 5 coolest exotic pets you can ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Examiner.com

    Not everyone is interested in a dog or a cat as a pet. There is an ever-growing market for exotic pets , which can range from chinchillas to lions.

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  13. Animal photos: The week in cute, Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    An iguana suns itself beside a canal in Davie, Fla., on Jan. 16, 2015. Due to Florida's prominence in the exotic pet trade, iguanas imported as pets have escaped or been released, and are now established in South Florida.

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  14. Aquarium says the helicopter approach is the key to better pet parentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    In the wake of a new study by the University of California examining personality traits of pet owners, bosses at Anglo-American pet insurance technology specialists Aquarium Software say the use of software in the pet insurance market is leading to similar insights and could ultimately help cut premiums for policyholders. With the growth in the use of comprehensive pet insurance software, we can drill down into the data provided to reveal much more useful insights and based on a significantly larger sample of people.

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  15. New England Patriots Defeat Seattle Seahawks in Pet Names CompetitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PRWeb

    ... mind and is committed to being the trusted choice of America's pet lovers. VPI plans cover dogs, cats, birds and exotic pets for multiple medical problems and conditions relating to accidents, illnesses and injuries. Wellness coverage for routine ...

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  16. Yellowknife's boa capacity constricted as animal hospital fills with snakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | CBC News

    Stella, a 1.2 metre long boa constrictor, is one of at least five snakes in Yellowknife in search of a new home. An influx of unwanted boa constrictors has left Yellowknife's animal hospital at "exotic pet capacity," and more of the snakes in search of permanent homes.

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  17. Facts about macawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Caring for a pet is a huge responsibility. Whenever you take an animal into your home you must be prepared to constantly care for it, feed it, walk it and pay attention to it.

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  18. Exotic animals in L.A.'s urban jungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Residents of Van Nuys discovered this month that an alligator named Jaxson had been living in a neighbor's backyard for the last 37 years. But it is far from the only story of exotic pets living among us in Southern California.

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  19. Former owner of Ikea monkey defends latest primate purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    ... Lakes region, where she also keeps horses and alpacas. The municipality does not have a bylaw against owning exotic pets. Nakhuda made headlines in 2012 when Darwin, dressed in a shearling coat, was seen traipsing around a Toronto Ikea parking lot. ...

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  20. On the go: auto, reptile and home showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    ... and Expo Center in Conroe. Vendors will be showing thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and other exotic pets. Be inspired at the Sugar Land Home and Garden Show, which will showcase contractors and specialists who can transform your ...

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