With exotic animals, does that also include spiders?
Also, a white tiger? Those are beautiful animals.
Funny you should mention that; my first experience with exotic animals was taking care of the class pet in second grade for the summer; a tarantula named Charlotte. My parents fondly recall the day they thought the spider was dead and how they didn't know what they were going to tell the teacher or me. I walked into the room with the terrarium as they were quietly arguing and simply said out loud, "Oh look, she's molting."
As for Shere Khan, he is a beautiful animal. Here's an old pic of him at a lean 275 pounds (repost from this thread, maybe? I don't remember which pic I used but it might be this one, sorry). He looks bigger than he is because of the bowling ball; the prespective is really funky. And yeah, the cacti are plastic, I live in Wisconsin after all.
I forgot to multiquote, dont crucify me but @puddingkip, it is really fun to be with exotic animals, especially when you love them as much as I do.
However, obligatory "Don't own an exotic animal unless you know what you're doing and you know it's legal". Don't be the star of the next episode of Fatal Attractions; big cats and many other exotic animals are DANGEROUS even to experienced people like myself and professionals. To give you an idea of what this takes (not even going to get into cost for food, fuck me) I SELDOM went into the cage with the tiger. There is a separate "mini-cage" with a very strong steel door that I went in. The door opened half way on top for me to put food into. I tranquilized the tiger for vet appointments (this is very expensive as it is a very specialized job) and for cage cleaning. The only time I went into the cage with the tiger while he was conscious is to clean feces as obviously it's kind of inhumane to tranquilize a tiger everytime it takes a shit. I had to wear RIOT GEAR when I did this (this gear itself requires an accompanying license along with your big cat license) and as it is a wild animal I did need a pistol even though I mostly went in while he was asleep. There are many cases where people have to shoot their own big cat and I imagine it is heartbreaking. They are scary animals. Sorry for the rant.