18-year-old Ed Scott has opened his personal unique pet store in Oakengates, in accordance with native paper The Shropshire Star.
The store opened final week and is reportedly “proving in style” with native prospects.
The enterprise is at the moment within the technique of requiring a license from the Telford and Wrekin council, with a purpose to be licensed to promote animals.
The store is at the moment housing 28 totally different animals throughout 13 totally different species, together with lizards, snakes, and frogs.
Scott instructed the paper that he has been “fascinated” by unique animals since he was a baby.
He mentioned: “Since I used to be 9 I’ve had frogs. My granddad received me into that and since then I’ve had about 50 totally different species of frog.
“I received into work with somebody I knew who was doing wholesale and I assumed after I turned 18 I would as nicely do what I’ve at all times wished to do and arrange my very own store.”
He added: “Now I can take care of all of the animals, have a arrange that not solely appears superb however is just like what they might be within the wild.
“I’ve had fairly lots of people bringing kids in who weren’t even trying to purchase something, they only wish to come and have a look at the animals.”