Peculiar pets

A list of awesome household animals you may not have heard of


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photo illustration. Submitted photos by Emily Roberts and Clint Laidlaw

Story by Phoebe Neff, copy editor

possible exotic pets in the world, but you only come across the same few in every pet store you peruse. Bearded dragons, ball pythons, leopard geckos, rose-haired tarantulas, the list of pets you see at every turn goes on and on. True, these animals all make amazing pets, so they’re common for a great reason. However, there are also tons of animals you don’t see everywhere that are also attainable, relatively inexpensive, easy to care for and just simply extraordinary.