Exotic pets in U.S. may pose health risk

Exotic animals captured in the wild are streaming into the U.S. by the millions with little or no screening for disease, leaving Americans vulnerable to a virulent outbreak that could rival a terrorist act.

Demand for such wildlife is booming as parents try to get their kids the latest pets fancied by Hollywood stars and zoos and research scientists seek to fill their cages.

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1 comment:

  1. These pet owners should be forced to donate 20 hours of their pet's time to AdverPet. The revenue could be used to treat the victims of their pet's attacks on others.

    More on Adverpet: http://richardquick.blogspot.com/2006/11/americans-love-their-pets-more-than.html

    Thanks for highlighting this important problem!


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