Animal welfare group PETA has suggested Jamie Vardy towards buying a penguin or giraffe after the Leicester Metropolis striker expressed his curiosity in an unique pet.
Vardy is a confirmed animal lover, already caring for a number of dogs and chickens at his residence.
However his efforts to department out to extra uncommon species could need to be placed on ice if he follows PETA’s suggestions.
What was stated?
“I do know it sounds actually unusual however I seemed up making an attempt to purchase a penguin to have within the backyard,” Vardy stated on the launch of the youngsters’s ebook, Cedric the Little Sloth with a Huge Dream, he co-wrote with spouse Becky.
“It’s the cuteness. I’ve not bought one. Nevertheless, whereas looking, I discovered learn how to purchase a giraffe and all kinds of unique animals, legally.”
Whereas it’s onerous to inform whether or not Vardy’s phrases have been meant to be taken severely or with a pinch of salt, a PETA spokesperson was cautious to level out that unique animals ought to underneath no circumstance be saved as pets.
“[Jamie Vardy] absolutely is aware of they aren’t playthings or backyard ornaments,” Eilsa Allen acknowledged on behalf of the organisation.
“The sale of unique animals is among the world’s largest sources of legal earnings. It’s the animals paying the value.”