I have to say I agree with both sides, but it should also be taken into consideration there is a small time frame to bond with most exotics. The younger the better.
I've seen Coatimundis sit in pet stores for six months before it was purchased, and even if you wean a coati yourself it can still be quite the handful!
The longer a bonding exotic sits in the shop, the more difficult it is for the new onwer to work with it, and the more trust and experience the new owner is going to need - and most people are shopping at pet stores because they're new and inexperience, they don't know a breeder to go to.
Also, most good breeders aren't going to be selling their offspring to pet stores, they most likely want to see the families that take in their babies. If you purchase the animal from the pet store, you have no idea how long its been in the store, or how handled it was from a young age.
If, however, a pet store wanted to put notice that gliders can be made available, and is willing to put potential customers on a waiting list that would be responsible.
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