Practice English Speaking&Listening with: Most EXPENSIVE Pets In The World!

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From cute fluffy lions to lavendar anacondas, how much are you willing to spend on your

pet??

Here are 13 of the most expensive pets ever!!

13.

Ayam Cermani Chicken

You might not think chickens are that exciting but did you know that there are luxury chickens

that are worth thousands of dollars??

The Ayam Cermani Chicken is a rare breed of chicken from Indonesia.

The Lamborghini of poultry, it is possibly the rarest chicken in the world.

It is completely black, from its feathers to its tongue to its feet to even its bones!

Everything about it is black which is what makes it spectacular to look at in comparison

to the common chicken.

Many people have chickens as pets aside from farmers as they can be quite affectionate

animals but this particular breed would cost a lot- they are are only sold in pairs for

$5000.

In Indonesia they are considered a sacred animal and some say that eating their meat

will cure some diseases (which hasnt helped their numbers) since there are only about

3500 left in the world.

If you are a dedicated chicken collector, this bird is for you!

12.

Stag Beetle

You might not think Beetles would make the most affectionate pets but apparently they

are extremely popular in Japan!

I hear they make great listeners and are great pets for apartments!!

And if you dont like cute and cuddly, this guy is for you!

The stag beetle has large antlers and mandibles which make it look like a vicious creature

but this is exactly what makes them worth so much in comparison to the other common

beetles that we have roaming around.

Some people think that these are the cream of the crop of beetles and are willing to

pay large amounts to have them as pets - the stag beetle is worth about $8,900.

Because of its horns the most common form of entertainment is bug fights!

These beetle fights are on Japanese TV all the time but kids actually dont fight them

because first they are nice beetles and second, they are expensive!!!

If you are interested, there are several Stag beetles on Instagram like Spike the Beetle

who is also famous for his artistic abilities.

11.

Toucan

Dreaming of having a toucan?

You are not alone!

They are beautiful birds that are wonderful to look at, with their black bodies making

their colourful beaks stand out even more!

If you are already a bird person and have parrots, you might think, gosh i could just

add a toucan to the mix!

Think again!

These guys are high maintenance since they have a very, VERY limited diet and they cannot

have their wings clipped because they are very high energy and need lots of space.

Way more than other birds of the same size.

Having a toucan will take over your life!!

Many toucan owners often regret having gotten one or even adopting one because they have

to be home ALL THE TIME.

Originally from the jungles of South America, a toucans beak is kind of a honeycomb of

bone that actually contains a lot of air and isnt really a great weapon.

If you do have the appropriate means and passion for these birds, you can get one for about

$8,000.

Of course this doesnt include the tens of thousands of dollars you will need for

their food and special care they require.

However if you are an affluent bird lover and work from home, this pet is for you!

And now for number 10, but first can you guess the most expensive pet??

Let us know in the comments below!

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10.

Savannah Cat

The savannah cat is one of the most majestic felines in the animal kingdom, with a long

stride and tall body.

A Savannah Cat is a hybrid cat crossed between an African serval and a domestic cat.

You get the advantage of them looking like a wild cat but with a domestic personality

which is much easier to handle for sure!!

Savannahs are known for being affectionate, and sweet tempered as long as they are socialized

when they are young.

They are often described as behaving like dogs and they require more human interaction

than a domestic cat.

They are pretty strong and dont like to be alone.

Savannah cats range from about $12,000 to about $20,000.

Why are they so expensive?

It is hard to breed a wild serval with a domestic cat in the first place.

Bengals are also popular hybrid kitties with beautiful markings.

If any of you have a Savannah or a Bengal, let us know your experience in the comments

below!

9.

De Brazzas Monkey

De Brazzas monkey is one of the most expensive MONKEYS in the world and is often kept as

a pet in Africa.

Aside from their fancy name, named after the Italian explorer who found them, they have

a fancy haircut with an orange crest on their head, gentle eyes and a white muzzle from

the nose down which makes it look like they have a wise old mans beard.

Native to forest habitats in central Africa, their main predators are humans, leopards,

and eagles.

Their defense mechanism is to freeze which doesnt really help them.

They are most commonly seen in zoos since not many places allow them as pets legally.

Their personality and fur design make them highly desirable and they can be worth anywhere

from $10,000 to $15,000.

8.

Hyacinth Macaw

Macaws are popular exotic pets!

They are pretty, easy to train and many find them to be a loving pet.

But the Hyacinth Macaw outshines all of the others with its bright blue colouring with

dashes of yellow.

It is the largest of the flying parrot species and is native to Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.

Hyacinths are known as gentle giants and are highly intelligent.

Even thought they arent the worlds best talkers they can learn, but if they are not

socialized properly or if they dont have enough room they can get neurotic and aggressive.

If you are ready for a 60 year relationship, and have a lot of experience with birds, then

you can get a hyacinth macaw for about $14,000.

7.

Lavender Albino Ball Python

If you guys are afraid of snakes then watch out because heres one for you, and it costs

more than a car!!

These lavender albino pythons are the result of a rare recessive gene which makes it a

pretty shade of lavender with golden markings and ruby red eyes.

This specific python is known as one of the worlds most beautiful snakes.

Ball pythons in general are easy to take care of if you know anything about snakes and you

can get a common python for around $20.00.

Thats kind of a scary thought already….

They need constant handling and eat about once a week.

They can grow to be 3-5 feet long so get ready, and make sure you wont change your mind

because this investment will cost you about $40,000.

6.

Black Palm Cockatoo Before you spend $16,000 on a bird, its

important to know that these birds are not very affectionate.

They are very majestic birds and contrary to their name they arent entirely black.

They are more of a smoky gray with bright red cheeks.

Since they are so big, they are also known as Goliath Cockatoos.

They arent for the average pet owner since they need 3-4 hours outside of their cage

daily and need constant attention so its almost like adopting another child.

If you get one, know you are commiting to an 80-90 year relationship!

You have been warned….

5.

Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees and baby monkeys can be irresistibly cute probably because of their caring nature,

their curiosity and the fact that they are so similar to us.

Many people think that getting a monkey is like getting a human baby and that it would

be a great substitute for a human companion.

However it is important to note that Chimps are wild animals and dont really make good

pets for the average person.

Plus, owning one in many places is illegal.

Chimp Haven is a rescue center that takes in many former pet chimpanzees who have gotten

too aggressive or too wild for their owners to take care of.

However to own one would cost about $60,000.

4.

Arabian Horse.

Arabian horses are one of the most recognized horse breeds in the world, with their smaller

head and dainty legs.

They have had a strong presence throughout history and have been valued for their toughness

and swiftness.

It was first bred by the Bedouins who only allowed the finest horses to reproduce.

They have been close to people for centuries and they have an innate ability to bond with

humans.

They are friendly and loyal making them excellent companion animals.

The Arabian horse is known as horse royalty because it is the oldest purebred in the world.

It was the foundation horse for many modern breeds including the thoroughbred.

The first recorded Arabian horse belonged to George Washington and he crossbred his

horse with others in the cavalry to strengthen the military.

All of these qualities make these horses worth around $100,000.

3.

White Lion Cubs.

Similarly to the Lavender python, these cute little cubs are the product of a recessive

gene which gives them their pure white fur.

But before getting into how cute and unique they are I should say that getting a lion

as a pet is not to be taken lightly.

They are illegal in many places and need constant training and stimulation to keep them happy.

They have been around since 1938 and are extremely rare.

White lions are sought after for their looks and can be selectively bred for zoos and wildlife

parks.

The problem is that it usually involves inbreeding between lions which hurts the strength of

their domestic gene pool.

Inbreeding can have major repercussions such as hind limb paralysis or heart defects.

These cubs can be purchased for around $140,000.

However, even if you had the money it would be extremely hard to get your hands on one.

A Savannah cat might be a better choice!

In fact you might as well get two!

2.

Green Monkey

Before you get too excited, Im not talking about actual green monkeys but a horse named

Green Monkey.

While he isnt an Arabian horse, this two-year-old American thoroughbred sold for guess how much??

Guess!!

Go ahead!

Ill tell you in a bit.

He was fathered from another racehorse named Forestry.

So, why is this horse on the list of most expensive pets?

Green Monkey earned his worth from the record-breaking speed that he used to run before he was retired

due to an injury.

The first time that the horse raced, it ran an eighth of a mile in 9.8 seconds which is

an incredible speed.

His grandfather was Storm Cat, one of the most respected stallions of all time.

Bidders found Green Monkey to be flawless and even though he had never raced, he was

purchased for….$16 million dollars!!!

1.

Sir Lancelot Encore

Finally, we have humans best friend!

If you have lost a beloved pet then this story might not sound as strange to you.

Everyone loves their dogs because, well you dont need me to tell you the reasons!

Who doesnt love being welcomed home, and comforted.

When they pass aways its a similar pain to losing a family member or a loved one.

So when Edgar and Nina Otto lost their yellow lab, Sir Lancelot to cancer, they couldnt

take the pain.

They spent $155,000 to get him cloned.

The process worked and Sir Lancelot Encore was born, affectionately known as Lancey.

When they first heard that cloning technology was starting to be developed, they had Lancelots

DNA stored.

Scientists in South Korea were successfully able to complete the procedure.

He is known as the worlds first cloned dog in the world and is the father to many

more litters.

Because of his creation, he is worth an incredible 16 million dollars!

Fun fact, Barbra Streisand has also recently cloned her beloved late dog Samantha.

For about $50,000 you can clone your dog too!

Would you??

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