In this episode founder and director of Zoocheck, Rob Laidlaw, outlines which animals comprise exotic versus domesticated species. Rob shocks us with the numbers involved in the massive exotic pet trade: globally, if you include fish, this effects hundreds of millions of animals. The consequences of this industry not only to the animals themselves from a welfare point of view, but also to human health and safety, and additionally, to our natural environment is devastating, but Rob guides us through changes we can make in our everyday lives to help the situation.

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