From axolotls to kangaroos, Florida's exotic pet laws offer a wide range of options for animal enthusiasts. Let's explore the good, the bad, and the cuddly!
Florida allows a variety of exotic animals like hedgehogs, honey possums, and chipmunks. Some require permits, while others don't.
Animals are categorized into Class I, II, and III, each requiring different permits and care standards.
rom parrots to finches, exotic birds are a popular choice. But remember, they have unique care needs.
Foxes, skunks, and raccoons fall under this category. They're adorable but can be unpredictable
Snakes, lizards, and frogs are fascinating but require specialized care
Tigers, lions, and venomous snakes are among the animals you can't own in Florida
Certain monkeys and sloths can be owned with specific permits and conditions.
Owning an exotic pet in Florida is a big responsibility. Make sure you're ready for the commitment