|WI - Exotic pets - Chapter 169. Captive Wildlife||W. S. A. 169.01 - 46||WI ST 169.01 - 46||
The Wisconsin wildlife laws require a license to take a wild animal from the wild or to import one into the state. A license is also required to exhibit, breed, rehabilitate, hunt, and/or purchase wild animals. Violations can result in fines, forfeiture, and/or imprisonment.
|WI - Endangered Species - 29.604. Endangered and threatened species protected||W. S. A. 29.604, 29.977, 29.983||WI ST 29.604, 29.977, 29.983||
This Wisconsin statute embodies the legislative view that certain wild animals and wild plants are endangered or threatened and are entitled to preservation and protection as a matter of general state concern. Violation of the Act with regard to protected animal species may result in a $500-2,000 for a taking, and a $2,000-5,000 fine with 9 months imprisonment for an intentional taking. Both incur the suspension of hunting license privileges. Incidental takings may be allowed through permit if steps are taken to establish and file a "conservation plan."