Owl for Sale

Although illegal to purchase, owls in India are fir sale on the black market for $250, with the nails and feathers for sale for $20.

According to the World Wildlife Fund, owls are used for black magic rituals. In addition, many are kept as pets due to the popularity of the Harry Potter series.

All prices of exotic pets.

Source: Rama Lakshmi, “In India, owl’s mythic power, pop culture presence fuels illegal trading,” Washington Post, December 5, 2010.