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MS - Exotic Pets - Rule 32. Public Notice No. 3523.002; Dangerous Wildlife MS ADC 40-2:8.3 Miss. Admin. Code 40-2:8.3

The following Mississippi regulations state that it is unlawful for any person to import, transfer, sell, purchase or possess any wild animal classified as inherently dangerous by law or regulation unless that person holds a permit or is exempt from holding a permit; these regulations, therefore, also indicate the requirements that must be met in order to obtain either a permit or an exemption. A violation of this act is a Class I violation and any person who has been convicted of a Class I violation shall be fined anywhere between $2,000.00 and $5,000.00, and shall be imprisoned in the county jail for 5 days. The person must also forfeit all hunting, trapping, and fishing privileges for a period of not less than 12 consecutive months from the date of conviction. Additionally, the regulations make provisions about how a wild animal shall be seized when these provisions have been violated. 

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MO - Wildlife - Wildlife Code Definitions 3 Mo. Code of State Regulations 10-20.805

This chapter includes the definitions for the Missouri Wildlife Code.

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MO - Health - Health Requirements for Movement of Livestock, Poultry and Exotic Animals 2 Mo. Code of State Regulations 30-2.005 - 30-2.090 2 MO ADC 30-2.005 - 2.090

This set of regulations establishes the health requirements for importing and transporting domestic animals, exotic animals, and household pets.

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MO - Health - Animal Quarantines 19 MO ADC 20-20.050 19 Mo. Code of State Regulations 20-20.050 This rule provides for the isolation or quarantine of animals with a communicable disease and authorizes the closing of places of public and private assembly as necessary for the protection of public health. Administrative
MI - Research - Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Mich. Admin. Code R. 325.921 - 325.926 MI ADC R. 325.921 - 926

(Rescinded in 2014) This set of regulations establishes a state-level mandatory registration program for all research facilities that use live animals for scientific research and sets minimum standards of care for research animals. The Bureau of Laboratories if responsible for registering and inspecting all research facilities that conduct experiments on animals to ensure compliance with the agency's regulations and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Facilities that fail to maintain substantial compliance with the rules may have their registration revoked; without state registration research facilities cannot legally maintain or use animals for scientific research purposes.

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MI - Pet Shop - Regulation No. 151. Pet Shops, Dog Pounds, and Animal Shelters. Mich. Admin. Code R. 285.151.1 - 151.41 MI ADC R. 285.151.1 - 151.41

This set of regulations sets license and registration requirements for pet shops, dog pounds, and animal shelters, and establishes minimum standards for the care of animals in those facilities.

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ME - Wildlife possession - Chapter 6. Educational & Scientific Collection Permit Rule Code Me. R. 09-137 Ch. 6, § 6.01 - 13 ME ADC 09-137 Ch. 6, § 6.01 - 13

This section establishes the rules in Maine for educational and scientific collection permits. A scientific collection permit is required by any person who wishes to take, transport or possess wild birds or animals and their parts or products for scientific research or educational purposes at any time of the year; and/or before any person may lawfully salvage, otherwise acquire, transport or possess wild birds and animals for any purpose not specifically covered under any other permit or license.

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ME - Fish and Wildlife - Chapter 7. Regulations for Wildlife in Captivity 09-137 CMR Ch. 7, § 7.00 - 7.18 09-137 CMR Ch. 7, § 7.00 - 7.18

This set of Maine regulations concerns the keeping of captive wildlife. A permit is generally required for importation, possession, propagation, rehabilitation, and exhibition of wildlife in the state. Wildlife held in captivity must be confined, contained, controlled, and sheltered in such a way as to protect it, and to protect property of others and the health and safety of the public. Section 7.11 provides the conditions and restrictions under the permit. Section 7.12 states that no primate shall be permitted unless the applicant/permit holder demonstrates a physical aide legitimate need for physical aide from a primate, and the animal in question is specifically trained for such purposes ( or the applicant must be providing foster care or training for the primate under direction or supervision of a recognized authority for same).

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MA - Captive Wildlife - 2.12: Artificial Propagation of Birds, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians 321 MA ADC 2.12 321 CMR 2.12

Massachusetts law prohibits possession of wild animals without a license. Licenses are only given out for limited reasons, none of which include the keeping of animals as pets. The classes for which licenses may be granted are propagator’s licenses, public stocking licenses, dealer’s licenses, possessor’s licenses, and dog training licenses.

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LA - Captive Wildlife - §115. Possession of Potentially Dangerous Wild Quadrupeds and Non-Human Primates 76 LA ADC Pt V, § 115 La. Admin Code. tit. 76, pt. V, § 115

This Louisiana regulation states that the possession of certain potentially dangerous quadrupeds, big exotic cats, and non-human primates poses significant hazards to public safety and health, is detrimental to the welfare of the animals, and may have negative impacts on conservation and recovery of some threatened and endangered species. As a result, except as provided, it is unlawful to import into, possess, purchase or sell within the state of Louisiana, by any means whatsoever including but not limited to transactions conducted via the internet, any of the following species: cougar or mountain lion (Felis concolor); black bear (Ursus americanus); grizzly bear (Ursus arctos); polar bear (Ursus maritimus); red wolf (Canis rufus); gray wolf (Canis lupus); wolf dog hybrid (Canis lupus or Canis rufus x Canis familiarus); all non-human primates. While the prohibition against wolf-dog hybrids expired January 1, 1997, the regulation cautions persons that local ordinances or other state regulations may prohibit possession of these animals.

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