Can you have a Pet Monkey? Legal Domesticated Monkeys
You have probably seen films or read books in which monkeys were kept as pets. Is this legal or even possible? The answer is yes. Domesticated monkeys can be bought legally from certain specialty pet supplying businesses. The regulations and laws surrounding ownership of a domesticated monkeys, however, are much more strict than for most other pets. Monkeys are also known to be extremely messy and mischievous, dangerously coupled with their ability to climb. This makes ownership of a monkey somewhat difficult, expensive, and often frustrating.
Disclaimer: We do not condone keeping the above-mentioned animal as a pet. This article is for informational purposes only. Please consult with professionals for more information on the subject. Domesticating this animal may be illegal depending on your location and local laws and ordinances. It may also be dangerous.
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