14 Exotic Pets and Where They Are Legal to Own

#7 Hedgehog

It's legal to own a Hedgehog in most states around the United States. However, there are a few places where it's still illegal - Pennsylvania, Hawaii, California, Georgia, and Maine. Although, you may be able to own one with a permit in these states.

#8 Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth Macaws are legal in most states as long as they are obtained legally (not stolen or imported) and the proper documentation is completed.

#9 Chinchilla

As long as the Chinchilla is obtained legally (not captured from the wild), it is legal to own one in most states - no license required.

#10 Ball Python

Maybe not surprisingly, Ball Pythons are illegal to own in Florida (unless you have a permit prior to 2010), New York, Hawaii, and some cities in California. They're legal in most other places and don't require a license to own.

#11 Green Aracari

Most important, Aracaris are very affectionate. Many love to snuggle with their owners and they will try to sleep in your shirt pockets. 

#12 Patagonian Cavies

Cavies, also called Maras, are rodents, but unlike most animals in this group, they are diurnal.

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