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AK - Exotic Animals - Title 5. Fish and Game. Article 3. Permits. 5 AAC 92.029 - 035 5 AK ADC 92.029 to .035

These Alaska regulation provides that, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no person may possess, import, release, export, or assist in those actions, live game, unless the person holds a possession permit issued by the department. The regulations also list species that may be possessed without a permit, but may not be released into the wild which includes dogs,cats, chimpanzees, white rats, and many others. The department may not issue a permit for the capture, possession, import, or export of any game animal, including a hybrid species of a game animal, for use as a pet. Any of the listed species of bird, mammal, or reptile that is endangered may not be held in private ownership without a permit from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

Administrative
AK - Importation - Chapter 36. Animal Health 18 AK ADC 36.001 - 990 18 AAC 36.001 - 990

These Alaska regulations concern the importation requirements for animals. Health certificates and permits from the state veterinarian are required.

Administrative
AL - Importation - Chapter 80-3-6. Livestock Sanitary Rules AL ADC 80-3-6-..01 - .40 Ala. Admin. Code r. 80-3-6-.01 - .40

This set of regulations sets forth the powers and duties of the State Veterinarian and includes import, transport, inspection, sanitation,and slaughter rules for livestock and poultry. In addition, it includes requirements for the import, transport, or exhibition of wild, semi-wild, and exotic animals, and the import of dogs, cats, ratites, and goats.

Administrative
AL- Wildlife - 220-2-.154. Standards Of Care For Wildlife Used For Public Exhibition Purposes. AL ADC 220-2-.154 Ala. Admin. Code r. 220-2-.154

This regulation classifies all species of wildlife into three separate categories (Class I, Class II, and Class III) and creates a permit requirement for anyone wishing to exhibit those animals. It also includes various rules governing the housing, care, and display of wildlife possessed for public exhibition purposes.

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AR - Endangered Species - 002.00.1-05.27. Endangered Species Protected AR ADC 002.00.1-05.27 Ark. Admin. Code 002.00.1-05.27

This Arkansas regulation states that it is illegal to import, transport, sell, purchase, take or possess any endangered species of wildlife or parts thereof except as provided.

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AR - Game and Fish - Title 002. Game and Fish Commission. Division 00. AR ADC 002.00.1-01.00-B, C, H Ark. Admin. Code 002.00.1-01.00-B, C, and H

The first regulation provides the definitions for purposes of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Code of Regulations. Also provided are regulations concerning the duties and authorities of wildlife officers and penalties for violations of the chapter.

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AR - Health - 125.00.12. Arkansas Health Requirements Governing the Entry of Livestock, Poultry, and Exotic Animals AR ADC 125 00 001 Ark. Admin. Code 125.00.12

Under Section 125.00.12, it is illegal to import any animal that is affected with, or has been recently exposed to, any infectious or communicable disease. An entry permit from the Livestock and Poultry Commission and certificate of veterinary health is required to import all zoo, wild, and/or exotic animals. Prior to entry the agency requires certain disease tests appropriate to the species at issue.

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AR - Wildlife, captive - Chapter 09.00. Captive Wildlife/Hunting Resort Regulations AR ADC 002 00 001 - 16, AR ADC 002.00.1-09.01 - 16 Ark. Admin. Code 002.00.1-09.01 to 16

These Arkansas regulations provide the rules for possession of captive wildlife. It is unlawful to possess, hold captive, confine or enclose any live wildlife, whether native or non-native, migratory or imported, unless otherwise specified in the chapter. Exceptions include members of American Zoo and Aquarium Association, bona fide scientific research that significantly benefits wildlife (with a permit), USDA licensed AWA exhibitors, and others. The regulations also state that "[i]t is unlawful to keep non-native wildlife under inhumane or unhealthy conditions." The release and hunting of captive wildlife is also prohibited, subject to certain exceptions.

Administrative
AZ - Exotic Wildlife - Article 4. Live Wildlife A.A.C. R12-4-401 to 430 AZ ADC R12-4-401 to 430

These Arizona regulations define “captive live wildlife” as live wildlife that is held in captivity, physically restrained, confined, impaired, or deterred to prevent it from escaping to the wild or moving freely in the wild. The regulations provides that no individual shall import or export any live wildlife into or out of the state. An individual may take wildlife from the wild alive under a valid Arizona hunting or fishing license only if there is a Commission Order that prescribes a live bag and possession limit for that wildlife and the individual possesses the appropriate license. However, no person may possess restricted live wildlife without a valid permit.  The statute also provides a comprehensive list of all mammals that are considered restricted live wildlife. An individual who holds a special license listed in R12-4-409(A) shall keep all wildlife in a facility according to the captivity standards prescribed under R12-4-428 or as otherwise required under this Article.  A special license holder subject to the provisions of this Section shall comply with the minimum standards for humane treatment prescribed by this Section.

Administrative
CA - Exotic pets - § 671. Importation, Transportation and Possession of Live Restricted Animals 14 CA ADC s 671 14 CCR § 671

California prohibits possession of enumerated species without a permit. Permits are not granted for private pet possession.

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