An exotic pet is something that is slightly different from your average cat, dog or hamster and is often an animal from a far-flung place. Steve has kept snakes, spiders and scorpions all his life and thinks it is a great way of learning about the natural world. The problems begin when those pets come from uncertain places. The illegal pet trade can result in animals being taken from the wild, with devastating consequences. In this episode, Steve runs through his tips for what we can all do to try and stop it.