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Essex residents calling RSPCA about exotic animals

25th April 2019
Posted by Aston Avery

The UK’s largest and oldest animal welfare charity has released its annual statistics today (Thursday 25 April), which reveal the plight of the more unusual animals.

Members of the public in the county contacted the charity about an exotic animal 567 times in 2018, a rise from 525 from 2017. Nationally in England and Wales, the charity received a total of 15,790 calls about exotic animals more  than 40 a day, or more than one every hour.

Aston spoke to exotics officer Joe White from the RSPCA about the reasearch and also about exotic animals.

Joe White interview with Aston Avery