A 70-day-old Sugar Glider, an Australian marsupial that is part of their collection, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008 in Baton Rouge, La. .

Some people may joke that their house is like a zoo, but for Brett and Lori Matte, it’s more than just a figure of speech, it’s a daily reality.

The Mattes, who call what they do “Zoo-Zoom ‘The Little Zoo on Wheels’,” house rescued exotic and not-so-exotic pets.

(AP, BRYAN TUCK / February 27, 2008)