In the deepest corners of Amazon, you’ll find that the ecommerce website can be a place for buying not only run-of-the-mill products like gadgets and clothing, but also more niche items like built-it-yourself tiny homes.
One of the more out-there areas of Amazon includes an entire section for purchasing live animals. Although Amazon’s offerings don’t extend to any animal bigger than your palm, the e-commerce site has listings for any living creature you’d want in your home’s aquarium or pond.
There are packs of goldfish and koi fish, dozens of species of algae-cleaning snails, and colorful freshwater shrimp. Many of the listings for these live animals come with specific directions about their shipping and handling, to ensure that your mail-order animals are actually alive when they arrive at your door.
Here are some of the live animals that you can buy on Amazon: