If you wish to file a complaint about endangered wildlife species, please contact our department at (614) 728-6220 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Delaware state law requires permits for most wild mammals and hybrids. Pets that do not need a permit include chinchillas, hedgehogs, ferrets, opossums, rabbits, sugar gliders, etc. Many lizards are allowed, including anoles, water dragons, basilisks, bearded dragons, chameleons, geckos, iguanas, etc. Non-native venomous snakes are illegal to possess. The Zanesville, Ohio “zoo massacre,” which ended in the deaths of 18 tigers, 17 lions, 6 black bears, 2 grizzly bears, 3 mountain lions, 2 wolves and a baboon after being allegedly released by their suicidal owner Terry Thompson, plunged lawmakers into a frenzy to amend previous bills that were deemed far too lenient. what exotic animals could be legally owned in Ohio. – Pets prohibited: wolf, hyena, leopard, bear, primate, crocodile, cobra, python A warning for owners of exotic animals: Last summer in Iowa, a 2-year-old girl was attacked by a wolf and suffered injuries to her arm and hand. The wolf was then euthanized. Other prohibited animals include hyenas, leopards, bears, primates, crocodiles, cobras and pythons.
Those who own legal exotic animals in Iowa are subject to an annual registration fee; A pet elephant, for example, will earn you $500 each year. (4) Documents may be required to prove that they have legally resided in the country or country of origin (i.e. the license numbers of the corresponding state and federal permits or the ownership status on the veterinary inspection certificate); and Amber, according to ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture), Tamarine (of any kind) are not legal in Ohio. Only marmosets, squirrel monkeys, capuchins, and lemurs (although I don`t understand the last thing they told me, because lemurs can only be purchased in the state where they were born and or need a USDA license). That`s what I was told in 2013 and I haven`t seen any changes to anything so far, so I think it`s still like that (for now). You can always contact ODA or Ohio DWA. The others that I don`t think need a USDA license at this point. If you`re in Ohio, they may be legal, but you`ll need to check. You know, the problem is not the animals themselves. It`s the people. There are no bad dogs, only bad owners. And the same goes for exotics.
I`ve had a lot of exotic animals and none have killed a person because I`m not stupid about how I treat and care for them. The ban should not apply to animals, it should apply to humans. They should be legal and people should have to prove in some way that they know what they are doing and that they will not do anything stupid. In Utah, you`ll need a permit to have bears, all undomesticated cats, monkeys, monkeys, kangaroos, ferrets, hedgehogs, coyotes and more. Barriers to licensing are high; they are rarely spent. You don`t need a permit to own alligators, crocodiles, alpacas, camels, chinchillas, ostriches, sugar gliders, and penguins. Non-native raccoons can be kept as pets with proper veterinary examination certification and proof of legal ownership. I like animals that are studied in herpatology. Are there any lizards, tortis, frogs, toads or turtles that are illegal in Ohio??? I live in Ashtabula County.
Can I have Capuchin monkeys, they`re really categorized and I want one, but I don`t know if it`s legal For the most part, exotic animals are illegal in Hawaii. These include bears, big cats, wild dogs, hybrids of wild cats and wild dogs, kangaroos, wild cattle and deer, birds of prey, alligators, geckos and most lizards, hedgehogs, gerbils, hamsters and ferrets. Pets allowed include guinea pigs, chinchillas, domesticated mice and rats, parakeets and pigeons. – Pets prohibited: puma, black bear, raccoon, bobcat It is illegal to own a wild animal in Wisconsin without a license, with a few exceptions. Permits are not required to possess chipmunks, rats, squirrels, weasels and pocket gophers, among others. Large carnivores such as lions, tigers and bears belong illegally, as do monkeys, baboons and macaques. There is also a limit of six animals per owner for bobcats, squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, quails, opossums, coyotes, deer, red foxes and grey foxes. If you acquired an animal in another state, you must prove that it was acquired legally. Section L deals with “restricted snakes,” which means one of the following meanings (legally only with a permit over 12 feet after 2014).
Section 2907.323 | Illegal use of a minor or impaired person in nudity-oriented material or performances. Some states have exceptions or require owners to obtain permits for certain animals, while a handful of states have no specific requirements for owning wild animals as pets. Many states are aware of the penalties for illegal possession of exotic animals, which can range from fees to criminal charges. – Pets Prohibited: Permits required for primates, carnivores, amphibians, reptiles, canids, and insects To protect Rhode Islanders from physical harm and disease, a permit is required to own wildlife. If a wildlife in legal possession poses a threat to public safety in any way, law enforcement may seize it. Permits are required for the importation, transportation and possession of wildlife that is illegally possessed. In Oregon, it is illegal to own wild cats, bears other than black bears, dogs, monkeys, alligators, crocodiles or caimans not native to Oregon. You can get a special permit for a service monkey.
Animals you can have without permission include alpacas, ferrets, bison, camels, chinchillas, emus, ostriches, llamas, lemurs, sugar gliders and giraffes. – Pets prohibited: coyote, wolf, tiger, lion, non-native bear, great ape Until this year, South Carolina was one of the five states in the country with no restrictions on wildlife ownership. On January 1, 2018, a new law made it illegal to possess non-native large cats, monkeys or bears. Wolves, coyotes, peccaries (some species related to pigs), bison, mountain goats, mountain sheep, bears, turkeys and fur carriers are also prohibited. Samanthajackson73– No, I`m not saying they`re not dangerous. I say that the case for public safety fails when it is clear that they do not cause more deaths or injuries than any other medium-sized pet. Your comparison of the rules of conduct proves my point of view. Cars are not illegal, they are regulated. Why not ban irresponsible pet ownership behavior and NOT pets? This would be tantamount to banning the car. Yes, removing cars from existence doesn`t guarantee any car-related deaths, but that`s stupid. – Pets prohibited: bear, wolf, coyote, weasel, badger, hyena In Virginia, it is illegal to own non-native exotic animals considered predators or undesirable as pets. According to the state, non-native exotic animals include: bears, wolves, coyotes, weasels, badgers, hyenas, all kinds of undomesticated cats, alligators and crocodiles, among others.
Animals banned as pets in Tennessee include chimpanzees, gorillas, baboons, wolves, bears, lions, tigers, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, crocodiles, alligators, and venomous snakes. There are no rules for monkeys and small wild cats such as ocelots, servals and bobcats. Other animals that do not require a permit include ferrets, chinchillas, llamas, alpacas, camels, giraffes, ostriches and kangaroos. I think you have completely misinterpreted the law with respect to non-human primates. The way it is written makes the persons listed in section C (20) legal to possess. Restrictions under wildlife laws do not apply to some organizations. Some educational institutions, zoos and research facilities may legally own certain wildlife. However, these organizations must follow the laws very carefully to avoid criminal charges related to exotic animals.
Some imported birds must have legal import documents, which then exclude them from the license application, including: – Prohibited pets: lion, tiger, bear, six or more bobcats, rabbits, quails, monkeys, baboons, macaques If you own six or more bobcats, you`re out of luck in Arkansas. This particular amount of bobcats is prohibited, as are lions, tigers, bears, rabbits, quails, monkeys, baboons and macaques. However, under certain conditions, wolves are allowed. Humans can only legally own large carnivores if they had the animal on or before the regulation came into force – and even then, they must meet other requirements, including obtaining an annual permit for personal ownership. According to the Florida Administrative Code, it is illegal to own Class I animals and Class II animals require a permit. Class I animals include bears, big cats, rhinos, crocodiles, chimpanzees and more. Class II includes howler monkeys, macaques, bobcats, pumas, cheetahs, alligators, wolves, giraffes and more. A 2010 law prohibits the import, sale and spread of alien species. This law further restricts the capture and possession of poisonous reptiles and other affected reptiles, unless the owner already has a permit before the law.
You do not need a permit to keep ferrets, parrots, hedgehogs, chinchillas and other small rodents. If an animal is not banned or requires a permit, it can be kept as a pet. However, no one can own more than 6 animals of any kind and no more than 25 wild animals without game at any given time. Coatis bred in captivity can be kept as pets, but proof of legal acquisition is required.