- by Taylor
They could resort to self-mutilation or go right into a state of despair. Mortality rates for exotic animals in captivity are extraordinarily excessive. Most of these animals die inside a short while after sale, and more than half of captured animals die throughout capture and transport. They often die from neglect, ignorance, dehydration, hunger, hypo- and hyperthermia, stress, overcrowding, harm and attacks by different animals in confined circumstances. These animals endure in homes as a result of most individuals don’t have the sources or information to satisfy their bodily, behavioural and psychological needs.
Problems also arise when social animals are kept in isolation, or solitary animals are saved with others. Species such as African grey parrots can pluck out their own feathers due to boredom and a lack of opportunity to socialize with different parrots. Sugar gliders are also very social animals, and can self mutilate when stored alone. On the opposite hand, solitary animals corresponding to huge cats, when kept together, can pose a critical menace to one another. Slow lorises have been on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s ‘Vulnerable’ Red List since 2008 but their numbers within the wild are declining quickly as a outcome of …Read More