And yes they are cats but they will attack you. Next on! Why? Wild animals including lions, crocodiles, rattlesnakes and zebras are being kept legally on private property across the UK, licensing figures reveal. One of the ideas of pets is to provide them with a nice home. Don’t worry, the animals will not harm you until and unless you harm them. Well you can but there almost gone theres only about 639 elaphants left! In today’s world, where common sense and the overwhelming public sentiment tells us that paying to pet a lion, or pet a tiger, or pet a lion cub, or pet a tiger cub are all despicable acts of cruelty against nature, why are people still trying to find those experiences? Period. They are frighted by people. But if your from U.S.A then maby no. No.By winning its trust you might be able to tame it to a degree but a lion cannot be trusted, especially around children. Many people are there who keep wild animals in their home. Lions or any other big cats can not be kept as pets. So you can also think of that. Pros: Nuisance neighbors, solicitors and religious brain-washers won't come to call as much. God created them to be wild. They eat animals and humans. Twelve lions, 14 tigers and 50 leopards are among scores of big cats being kept in Britain by licensed private owners, it emerged today. Well, my grandmother had a pet wolf once, but the government took it away, so legally no you can't have a lion as a pet, but if you buy enough land you could open a wildlife preserve and any animal there would technically be yours. The relatives, ir-relatives, in-laws and out-laws may think twice about wanting to visit too long. Try to stick with the kittens. Only domesticated animals should be kept as pets. They should NEVER be placed in a cage or kept forever on concrete. Elaphants can be pets. They are wild animals, not domesticated pets. I will mention few exotic animals that can be your good pet. But they eat us. Ethically and morally wrong. The process of domestication is incredibly difficult, in fact, of 148 large mammalian species, only 14 of them are domesticated. Just like us! Lions are WILD creatures, not pets or toys. It has been scientifically proven that the difference between a wild animal and an animal that can be tamed lies in the size of its adrenal glands – the larger have very large adrenal glands as compared to other smaller animals such as rabbits, for example. Where can I pet a lion in 2018? If you don't have about 1000 square miles of savanna in your back garden, you're condemning the poor animal to a life of sheer and utter misery. I don’t think that they will have any problem to become a pet if they get the proper care needed by them. Well first of all lions are cute and furry. Keeping a wild animal, especially a carnivore as a pet is wrong.