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If there is any idea worse than having a lynx as a pet, perhaps it's having an insecure one. According to a news report out of Seattle last week, a man's girlfriend was cleaning his home when a pet lynx broke free of its cage and attacked. "The cat got jealous of the girlfriend, who was vacuuming, and it jumped on her and bit her," a local animal control officer said.
Certainly pets snap at owners all the time, but the consequences tend to be much more dire when an exotic animal is kept at home. From snake bites to tiger maulings, here's what can happen when exotic pets attack.
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During a recent voyage along South America's eastern coast, Justin Hofman was surprised to get close-up footage of an unfazed mother whale and her newb... More During a recent voyage along South America's eastern coast, Justin Hofman was surprised to get close-up footage of an unfazed mother whale and her newborn calf. Hofman is the undersea specialist on the National Geographic Explorer, whose expedition team was granted special permission to dive with southern right whales in the nature reserve of Península Valdés, Argentina, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn more about the Patagonia expedition: http://www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com/destinations/southamerica/category/patagonia?utm_source=NGdotcom-Video&utm_medium=link&utm_content=20140619_LEX_Video_RightWhaleEncounter_AllPatagonia&utm_campaign=NGdotcom Click to see more video highlights from the National Geographic - Lindblad fleet of expedition ships traveling around the globe: video.nationalgeographic.com/video/ngexpeditions/
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