Citation: CONN. GEN. STAT. §26-40a, §26-55, §26-55-2, §26-40D, §26-57
Banned "dangerous" species include felidae, canidae, ursidae, cercopithecidae, hylobatidae and pongidae families. Members of the cercopithecidae family on this list are macaques and baboons, hylobatidae family members on this list are the gibbons and members of the pongidae family are the orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas.
Reptiles are also on this list and are included in the families of alligatoridae, crocodylidae, elapidae, viperidae, crotalidea, gavialidea and dendrobatidae. Exotic animals from these families are caimans, alligators, crocodiles, gavials, cobras, coral snakes, adders, vipers, cottonmouths, copperheads, rattlesnakes and poison arrow frogs.
Domestic cats and dogs are exempted as are certified bengal cats.
Connecticut General Statute Â§26-55 states that it is illegal for anyone to possess, import or liberate any amphibian, fish, reptile, wild bird or quadruped without a permit issued by the Connecticut Commissioner of Environmental Protection.
Connecticut General Statute Â§26-57 states that it is illegal for anyone to transport or export any bird, quadraped, fish, reptile or amphibian within or out of the State of Connecticut without a permit from the Connecticut Commissioner of Environmental Protection if there is a closed season provided for the animal.
For a list of state regulations. Always contact your state department to verify legality! We do not make claims to this list being accurate though we strive for it to be. Changes in laws happen more frequently than we can keep up with and your regulators may interpret the law differently than we did.
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