‘Nothing glamorous about keeping wildlife pets’


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  • Monday, 22 Jul 2019

PETALING JAYA: There’s no “wow factor” in keeping wildlife as pets as the practice can be dangerous, say wildlife conservation groups.

“There’s really nothing glamorous or easy about owning a wild pet. Sometimes it’s downright illegal to own one,” said Elizabeth John (pic), senior communications officer of Traffic, which works towards protecting species from unsustainable or illegal trade.

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