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Strange Pets of Celebrities (Video) Exotic Animals and the Famous People Who Own Them

Jun 19, 2012
Celebrities Love Monekys as Exotic Pets - Pictured Above, an Adorable Baby Snow Monkey.

What are some of the strange pets of famous celebrities in Hollywood?

Attention seeking stars also seem to seek attention getting pets and socialite Paris Hilton has an exotic pet kinkajou named "Baby Luv."

A kinkajou is a nocturnal, tree-dwelling animal from South America's rainforests and has a dangerous bite as Hilton learned one night, when Baby Luv bit her on the arm and she was forced to go to an emergency room.

She also has a monkey, or two.

Hugh Hefner's Los Angeles Playboy Mansion, known for its wild parties, also has its own zoo.

Clooney's famous pig...

For 18 years, George Clooney shared his home with his friend Max until the pig died in 2006. The pig was a Vietnamese black bristled potbellied pig that weighed over 300 pounds.

Twilight beuty Kristen Stewart is friendly with wolves in real life too - she owns a wolf-hybrid.

Rats and Chickens...

People Magazine reveals while growing up, Francesca Eastwood's friends felt uneasy going over to her house – not because of her famous father, Clint, but because of the rat room.

"We call it the rat room because we have, like, really, 14 rats," she said to the celebrity news magazine. "But they're really sweet animals. They're very clean and loving."

Francesca, 18, who stars with step-mom Dina and 15-year-old sister Morgan in the new E! reality series Mrs. Eastwood and Company, has joined her animal-loving family in caring for chinchillas, chickens, pigs and tortoises over the years, but don't expect to see any dogs or cats.

"My step-mom and my dad are both allergic to cats and dogs," Francesca explains. "[But having different animals] always been really fun. I'm such an animal lover now, and no doubt because I was raised in a house full of animals."

More oddities and exotics...

Bubbles, Michael Jackson’s chimpanzee, is probably the most famous bizaare pet, since Jackson took Bubbles with him almost everywhere in the 1980s.

Mike Tyson has owned tigers and other wild animals, but his real passion is racing pigeons.

He told the NY Post, "I feel a great pride acting as an official representative for all the pigeon fanciers out there."

Vanilla Ice owns a Wallaro, which is a cross between a wallaby and a kangaroo.

More Weird Celebrity Pets in the video below, including Leonardo's Tortoise & Nicolas Cage's cobras.

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