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Proposed Regulation

  1. The Commission will not issue permits for breeding, sale, or importation of the following species other than in accordance with the exceptions listed in Codes 09.07, 09.10, 09.11, and Addendum F1.03 (possession of some species may be allowed in accordance with Codes 09.02, 09.05, 09.13, and 09.14):
    1. Apes
    2. Baboons (Genus Papio)
    3. Bats (Order Chiroptera)
    4. Box turtles (Genus Terrapene)
    5. Cervids (Family Cervidae)
    6. Coyotes that originate from or have lived inAlaska, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, or Canada
    7. Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus and Vulpes vulpes) that originate or have lived inAlaska, Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, or Canada
    8. Large carnivores
    9. Macaques (Genus Macaca)
    10. Mountain lions (Puma concolor)
    11. Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
    12. Rodents (Order Rodentia) captured in the wild from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming
    13. Skunks (Genus Mephitis and Spilogale)
    14. Waterfowl (except for the importation of hatching eggs or waterfowl acquired from a Commission-permitted Wildlife Breeder/Dealer)
    15. Blackbuck antelope (Antilope cervicapra) *
    16. Black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) *
    17. Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) **
    18. Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) **
    19. Aoudad Sheep (Ammotragus lervia) **
    20. Oryx (Genus Oryx) **
    21. Kudu (Tragelaphus spp.) **
    22. Lechwe (Kobus leche) **
    23. Ibex (Capra spp.) **
    24. Jaguar (Panthera onca) **
    25. Leopard (Panthera pardus) **
    26. Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) **
    27. Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibious) **
    28. Warthog (Genus Phacochoerus) **
    29. Rhinoceros (Family Rhinocerotidae) **
    30. Newts, fire salamanders, etc. (Family Salamandridae) **
    31. Large Asian and African Pythons: Reticulated, Burmese, and Rock Pythons (Malayopython reticulatus, Python bivittatus, P. molurus, P. natalensis, P. sebae) **

* Issuance of Wildlife Importation Permits and Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permits for these species is restricted to only those permittees permitted for these species prior to February 20, 2019.

** Issuance of Wildlife Importation Permits and Wildlife Breeder/Dealer Permits for these species is restricted to only those permittees permitted for these species prior to May 21, 2020.

Current Approved Regulation

  1. The Commission will not issue permits for breeding, sale, or importation of the following species other than in accordance with the exceptions listed in Codes 09.07, 09.10, 09.11, and Addendum F1.03 (possession of some species may be allowed in accordance with Codes 09.02, 09.05, 09.13, and 09.14):
    1. Apes
    2. Baboons (Genus Papio)
    3. Bats (Order Chiroptera)
    4. Box turtles (Genus Terrapene)
    5. Cervids (Family Cervidae)
    6. Coyotes that originate from or have lived inAlaska, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, or Canada
    7. Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus and Vulpes vulpes) that originate or have lived inAlaska, Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, or Canada
    8. Large carnivores
    9. Macaques (Genus Macaca)
    10. Mountain lions (Puma concolor)
    11. Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
    12. Rodents (Order Rodentia) captured in the wild from Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming
    13. Skunks (Genus Mephitis and Spilogale)
    14. Waterfowl (except for the importation of hatching eggs or waterfowl acquired from a Commission-permitted Wildlife Breeder/Dealer)
    15. Blackbuck antelope (Antilope cervicapra) (possession of these animals and their offspring is restricted to only those facilities permitted before February 20, 2019)
    16. Black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus) (possession of these animals and their offspring is restricted to only those facilities permitted before February 20, 2019)

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