The “Other than” indicates that those listed are indeed legal, provided you follow all species-specific certifications and registrations. 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. Officials said Monday that the prairie dogs were sold to Ohio residents in Cuyahoga, Fairfield, Knox and Richland counties by a hurried Illinois whose animals have been linked to the Midwestern monkey outbreak. Non-native raccoons can be kept as pets with proper veterinary examination certification and proof of legal 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. Permits are required for the importation, transportation and possession of wildlife that is illegally possessed. – 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. 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. Can I have capuchin monkeys, they are really adamant and I want one, but I don`t know if it`s legal to own a primate, ungulate, big cat, bear or other exotic animal in South Dakota, you`ll need to get a permit and a veterinary exam. Raccoon dogs (fox-like mammals) and non-domestic pigs are invasive and forbidden species.
Maybe you`ve always wanted to own a monkey, or you`re wondering if it`s legal for your neighbor to have this puma in their garden. Fortunately for your curiosity, every state has exotic animal laws that allow, restrict, or prohibit the possession of certain animal species. The following article describes in detail some of these state laws. What about a black bear? I think I can`t own one as a pet in Ohio, 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. Arizona`s administrative code states that it is illegal to own non-domestic dogs and cats, primates (except non-infant primates free of zoonoses), alligators, crocodiles, venomous snakes, and many others. Special permits may be granted to certain persons or groups to keep these animals if the application falls under the categories of education, public health, commercial photography, wildlife rehabilitation or wildlife management.
Amber, according to ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture), tamarinds (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. Raccoon dogs and wild animals in the wild cannot be kept as pets. People love all kinds of animals. Some people are cat lovers, while others prefer dogs. Some people may prefer snakes or chickens as pets.
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. 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. Section L deals with “restricted snakes,” which means one of the following meanings (legally only with a permit over 12 feet after 2014). Permits are required to import legal pets listed in section 4-71-6.5 of the Hawaii Administrative Rules. These animals are subject to quarantine rules before being legally distributed to their owners.
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. 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. – 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. Department of Agriculture veterinarian Dr. B@D- Forbidden animals: coyote, wolf, tiger, lion, non-native bear, great ape Until this year, South Carolina was one of the country`s five states 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.
It is illegal to own dangerous regulated animals, including: permits for “large carnivores” and greyhounds equipped with the appropriate permits. – Pets prohibited: Non-domestic pork, raccoon dog Non-domestic pigs and raccoon dogs are expressly prohibited in South Dakota.