What Exotic Animals Are Legal In California??

5 Popular Animals that are Illegal as Pets in California

  • Ferrets. Ferrets are Mustelids, the biological family that also includes otters, mink, weasels, and polecats.
  • Hedgehogs. It is illegal to keep a hedgehog as a pet in California.
  • Monkeys.
  • Squirrels.
  • Gerbils.

28 Nov 2016

Are finger monkeys legal in California?

Even though the popularity in having a primate pet, including finger monkeys, is on the rise, 20 of the 50 states in the USA have already made it illegal to keep any form of a primate as a pet. Some of these states include: North Carolina, Alaska, California, Iowa, Maryland and New York.16 Aug 2017

What states are monkeys legal to own?

Currently, Washington state, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina have no restrictions on keeping monkeys as pets.

What animals are legal to own in California?

These ten exotic pets are legal to own in many places in America, some of them just require a license.

These odd animals can truly make a great pet, but make sure to do lots of your own research.

  1. Capybara.
  2. Bearded Dragon.
  3. Fennec Fox.
  4. Wallaby.
  5. Chimpanzee.
  6. Hedgehog.
  7. Hyacinth Macaw.
  8. Chinchilla.

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