Fantastic pets and where to find them


Dingoes, bearded dragons and scorpions: These are just some of the exotic animals that have become popular with pet owners in Australia, says the country's veterinary association. Shrinking homes and urbanisation have seen people turn to smaller pets that require less maintenance, reports Agence France-Presse. After all, you don't need to take a snake for a walk. 

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 22, 2016, with the headline 'Fantastic pets and where to find them'. Print Edition | Subscribe