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Top 10 Fascinating Pets

Thinking of getting an exotic or different sort of pet? Take a look at these top ten fascinating pets to see if you have what it takes. Remember, while tame pets are kid-friendly, your children should be properly supervised when handling them. Before purchasing an exotic pet, make sure to check the legality of the pet where you live.

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Chipmunks

Chipmunks


A pet chipmunk may not play fetch like Fido, but he can dazzle you with simple tricks or casually use you as a perch. Chipmunks are not low-maintenance pets, but they make great companions. They require human contact (especially when young), plenty of room, and a variety of foods, including seeds, fruits, and vegetables.

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