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World's most expensive pets

Molly Cerreta Smith loves writing about all things mommy, parenting, food, health and travel. When she's not staring into the face of her Mac, she loves to hike, read, do messy crafts with her kids and compete in BBQ competitions with he...


Most people consider themselves animal lovers to some degree. Some people are dog lovers; some are crazy for cats. Some folks even prefer snakes. But how much would you pay for a precious pet? Here, we share with you some of the most expensive pets in the world. Do yourself a favor: Visit the local shelter, rescue a pet and save yourself a lot of dough!

White lion

Call of the wild

BREED: White lion
TICKET PRICE: $138,000
If you really want to one-up the Joneses, look into the exotic pet category. But be prepared to pay for the status that comes with owning an animal as rare as the white lion: Cubs can cost an average of $138,000 because so few of them are left in the world.

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