Wild & Dangerous:
The World of Exotic Pets

 

Synopsis

Zoos aren't the only place to find wild and unusual animals. Wild & Dangerous discovers that some people have a whole menagerie in their homes. This compelling and entertaining documentary peers deep into the relationships between people and their exotic pets and finds that keeping undomesticated animals has its challenges and wider issues. Experts point to public safety concerns, the harmful illicit trade of endangered species, and the risk to environments, while pet owners express the importance of the loving bond they share with their animals and the practice of responsible pet keeping. 

The documentary presents colorful characters and fantastic creatures to unveil a pictures of western society entering a strange and uncertain era of exotic pet culture while sitting on the brink of a larger understanding about the emotional connections between humans and animals.