Many exotic animals are not allowed to be kept as pets, including: Monica, do some research. Find out how many members of the public have been seriously injured or killed by “exotic” pets. I don`t care if you need to feel safe from a non-threat like my pets. It does not give you the right to hurt my life with your ignorance. Animals designated as endangered by the federal government or the Commonwealth of Kentucky cannot be kept as pets. You are not allowed to own a variety of exotic animals in Maryland. Wild cats, wild canids, bears, raccoons, skunks, alligators, primates, some venomous snakes and other exotic animals are prohibited from ownership. They are allowed to keep hedgehogs and sugar gliders. I have to read a different article than most of you humans, OR I read it wrong. “Non-human primates??” So that means I CAN own a primate or a human slave, right? Who wrote this article? Better yet, who published this article with such absurd ideas? Of course, it is pure common sense that you should not own a tiger or an adult lion in your garden and that there should be rules and regulations to eliminate those who think it is acceptable to put an adult lion or tiger in their garden, but when it comes to labeling Caracals & Serval cats as a wild and dangerous animal, Well, it`s just pure bullshxx. I have had a Class II wildlife licence for 25 years and I have both; Caracals & Servals, and currently I own a 7 year old Serval Cat and in no case is it “WILD” or “DANGEROUS”.
She comes from 12++ generations raised and born in human care and there is NO way that my “EXOTIC” ~ NOT ~ “WILD”, but my EXOTIC pet Serval Cat can survive ONE day in the wild. People are confused with the terms “WILD & EXTIC”, it`s like comparing apples to oranges. WILD animals were born in nature and I did, because you would never take ANY animal out of nature, not even a bird, an ant, etc. If they were born in the wild, they must stay there – IN THE WILD. Well, exotic animals like my cat serval were NOT born in the wild and have never been in the wild, meaning they could NOT survive without human care. My serval comes from 12++ generations raised and born in human care. You can do anything in the country or whatever you want, but in no way does it pose a danger to anyone and here in Florida we have very strict rules and laws to follow and, for my part, I agree with the rules and regulations because not everyone takes care of their animals as they should. Some people don`t even know how to care for their own children.
Exotic animals like my serval cat are the same as at one time, ALL horses were wild animals, but we humans raised and kept them as pets, or as ALL birds at one time were wild animals, but we humans raised and kept them as pets and the list goes on and on. Yes, I agree that there should be rules and regulations for anyone who owns any type of pet, just go to your local shelter and see how responsible some people are, but to go so far as to say that exotic animals like Caracals & Servals are WILD & DANGEROUS is an exaggeration. The possession of large carnivores such as lions, tigers and bears is illegal, as are monkeys, baboons and macaques. There is also a limit of six animals per owner for bobcats, squirrels, rabbits, raccoons, quail, opossums, coyotes, deer, red foxes and gray foxes. If you acquired an animal in another state, you must prove that it was acquired legally. In Oklahoma, you can own any pet with a license. The state calls it a wild animal breeding license. A permit is not required to have exotic farm animals, fish and amphibians. This condition restricts potentially dangerous animals. Bears, big cats, wolves and primates are included in the list of illegal animals to own in this state.
If you had a primate under 35 pounds due before October 1, 2010, you can retain ownership of that animal. The table below lists examples of exotic animals that are prohibited and permitted in each state, as well as licensing laws and important laws. Pets with inherently dangerous wild animals are prohibited unless they belonged before 7/13/2005, including: Virginia does not explicitly prohibit pets from being pets. However, permits can be difficult to obtain. Can I have capuchin monkeys, they`re really Cate and I want one, but I don`t know if it`s legal Is it legal to own a panther in Ohio? I researched the legality, wild species of big cats and bears and prohibited as pets. Native herp is allowed as a pet in limited numbers, including: Restrictions in wildlife laws do not apply to certain organizations. Some educational institutions, zoos and research institutes may legally possess wild animals. However, these organizations must follow the laws very carefully to avoid criminal charges related to exotic animals.
In addition to being sedentary, sloths are also loners. They only socialize with other animals when they breed, making them less desirable as pets. However, many people fall in love with these very slow and cute animals. Kansas state law does not allow dangerous regulated animals to be kept as pets unless you are a zoo, sanctuary, or other licensed facility. Dangerous regulated animals include big cats, bears and venomous snakes. Monkeys are allowed. Ferrets and monk parakeets are prohibited. You need a permit for falconry and keeping birds of prey.
Hi NYC, what an extremely simple comment. Not everyone does things that serve a “positive” purpose. I would say that at least 99% of our human activities are considered as such. This probably applies to all pets, not just “wild” animals. They seem a bit ignorant for someone who has worked with zoos, it`s disappointing. Zoos often receive the same reviews. No one is trying to “domesticate” wild animals, and your lack of indication of which “wild animals” are affected. The “other than” indicates that the persons listed are in fact legal to possess, provided you follow species-specific certifications and records. If you`re accused of violating exotic animal laws or other Ohio laws, don`t panic. Instead, focus on what you can do to defend yourself against criminal charges.
Alabama prohibits personal possession of many exotic animals, including: The following animals are prohibited as “pets,” with the exception of zoos and sanctuaries: New York law states that you cannot own wild animals, including non-domestic cats or dogs, bears, crocodiles, venomous reptiles, and primates. Animals you can keep as pets without permission include sugar gliders, wallabies, kangaroos, capybaras, porcupines and most non-venomous reptiles. Since the law went into effect, Ohio has been portrayed as a bad player in the national model. The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has not issued any new permits, and the number of exotic animals and the number of licensed owners have declined, according to ODA. Grandfather license teas must come with massive insurance policies, prompting many owners to donate their pets to protected areas. Wyoming prohibits big game animals (antelope, sheep, deer, moose, moose), trophy game (black bears and grizzly bears and mountain lions) and exotic species (anything not wild or domesticated) as pets. You do not need a permit to keep domestic ferrets, alpacas, camels, chinchillas, llamas, and wolves (if captured in the state). I wouldn`t recommend buying exotic animals, except maybe homemade mixes like the Savannah Cat.
These animals belong to nature, and it is better not to take care of their lives and let them be in the wild. Bringing them into society puts them in captivity and puts others at risk, even if the animals have no intention of harming anyone. They don`t want to be disturbed, so don`t let them disturb you. Pennsylvania does not list exotic animals that are legal to own without a permit. The Colorado Wildlife Act does not allow you to keep most exotic animals as pets. These include wildebeest, wild boar, raccoon, skunk, hedgehog, opossum, squirrels, porcupines, monk parakeets and primates. You can keep some native reptiles. Although many cities in New Mexico have much stricter exotic pet laws than at the state level, some pets are prohibited as pets in the state of New Mexico, including: North Carolina does not list specific animals that can certainly be kept as pets.