How much does a kinkajou cost?

Kinkajou. The price of kinkajous varies, so plan to spend anywhere from $750 to $3,000 to get your pet. Other expenses include around $250 for a cage, $200 for spaying and neutering and roughly $10 per week for food. Kinkajous often have playful, sweet personalities, but note that they do not re-home well.

Can you buy a pet kinkajou?

Kinkajous can make good pets — for the right person. They are not easy to re-home because of the bond they form with their human. The kinkajous’ long lifespan means you’ll be committing to your pet’s care for the next 20 years, so this is a huge decision.

Where can I find a kinkajou?

Central and South America
Kinkajous live in the tropical forests of Central and South America, where they spend most of their time in the trees. They are able to turn their feet backwards to run easily in either direction along branches or up and down trunks. The kinkajou also has a prehensile (gripping) tail that it uses much like another arm.

What is a Kinkajous habitat?

Kinkajous are rainforest mammals that live in a variety of forest habitats in Central and South America, from southern Tamaulipas state in Mexico south to southern Brazil. They are frugivores (fruit-eaters). Kinkajous are in the same family as raccoons, coatis and ringtails.

Is it legal to own a kinkajou in Arizona?

A.R.S. §17-306 makes it illegal for anyone to import, transport, release, or possess live wildlife within the state.

What animals are legal to own in Arizona?

Many exotic animals are allowed in Arizona, including:

  • Wolfdogs.
  • Savannah cats.
  • Chinchillas.
  • Pythons.
  • Domestic water buffalo.
  • Domestic American bison.
  • Long-eared and pygmy hedgehogs.
  • Wallabies.

Do kinkajous like to cuddle?

Kinkajous are very sociable in captivity and rely on you for their mental well-being, particularly when kept alone. A properly cared for and socialized kinkajou will be very affectionate and perhaps cuddly.

How much does a baby kinkajou cost?

When considering a kinkajou: 1. They are expensive. Purchase price is typically $2500-$3500 for a captive bred baby.

How do you get a kinkajou?

Purchasing Your Kinkajou If you’re ready for a pet kinkajou, find a reputable breeder or rescue organization. Do not purchase an animal over the internet or through a classified ad, as this might be a scam or you might end up with a wild or sick animal.

How long do kinkajous live for?

23 yearsKinkajou / Lifespan (In captivity)

How big do kinkajous get?

16 – 24 in.Kinkajou / Length (Adult)