START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Miami Metrozoo: Turn in Exotic Pets, No Questions Asked


Animals  (tags: florida, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, exotic pets, turn in no questions asked, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

Jacquelin
- 2077 days ago - miamiherald.com
Instead of letting go of that pet cheetah when it's grown too large to keep in the backyard, state officials are offering a different solution: Turn it in to them. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Miami Metrozoo are hosting the



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 15, 2009, 2:30 pm
I wonder what will happen to those animals once they are turned in...
 

Alison H. (6)
Friday April 3, 2009, 11:30 am
Please show your support of protecting our wildlands and wild creatures by signing this petiition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/The-We-Learned-Our-Lesson-Bill

The US imports over 3,000 different wild species every year, without doing a risk assesment of what could happen if it did get out and start breeding.

From the current 30,000 Burmese pythons eating everything in the Everglades, to the 2003 monkeypox outbreak from the Gambian pouch rat, to Asian carp that spread from aquaculture farms to the the entire Mississippi River Basin, it's time to speak up for our ecosystems and the economies based on them.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 

 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.