Can I Be Stopped From Selling Or Giving Away As A Gift An Exotic Animal Such As A Poisonous Snake?

Possibly. Officials have the discretion to prevent the sale of gift of certain animals if they present a hazard to human health safety, or animal health or safety.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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