dangerous wild animals


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dangerous wild animals

animals that may be specified by local legislation as requiring a license if they are to be kept by a private person and outside circuses or zoos, which are legislated for separately.
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Rebecca and Joseph had to obtain a Dangerous Wild Animals Licence to keep the camels and also have a licence to allow them to perform.
Wild boar are covered by the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 and a licence is needed to farm them.
This may be due, in part, to the 2007 modification of the Dangerous Wild Animal Act (1976), which removed some exotic animals from the list of animals requiring a license if kept as a pet (Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 Modification, 2007).
He was often affectionately called Big Jim or Sunny Jim and one of the major acts during his time in office was the Dangerous Wild Animals Act which regulated the keeping of dangerous wild animals.
He has a licence under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act to keep his wild boars at Brynmynach farm.
Though the photos may be cute and the animals may look sweet and fluffy, they are dangerous wild animals capable of serious violence, and the public should not be permitted to come into such close contact with them," Rosenthal said in a statement to the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
The goal is to explore the Island and to find as many treasures as possible while avoiding dangerous wild animals and exchanging items with natives.
One of the most common theories for the presence alleged "wild alien cats" is that they are the descendants of animals released from captivity when the Dangerous Wild Animals Act of 1976 came into force, which made it illegal to keep untamed cats.
The Act says: "Guide dogs, all assistant dogs and all domestic pets, adequately restrained and controlled, other than dangerous wild animals as defined in the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976, must be carried in the vehicle unless there is a reasonable excuse for not carrying the animal(s).
Mark said: "When the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act came into force, a lot of privately owned big cats were released into the wild by people who couldn't meet the conditions of the act, and we know this because some of the people who released them have admitted it to us.
Figures show the north-east of the country is a hotbed for lethal creatures, with more than 100 kept under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act.
The society said it had also gathered evidence about 23 big cats releases since the Dangerous Wild Animals Act came into force in 1976.