Thursday, January 18, 2024

The LA Times goes "Inside the world of the ultra-wealthy Mexicans who own exotic animals"

An article by Kate Linthicum (much of the article focuses on a veterinarian who never asks the owners what they do for a living):

They walk tigers on leashes down city streets and parade them in the backs of luxury cars. Socialites have formed private “monkey clubs,” gathering for extravagant Christmas posadas and pool parties. 


“So many people here have them,” ... “It’s fashionable. It says: ‘I have the money to have a monkey.’”