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Exotic ban passes in Wilson County TX

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Posted by: royerreptiles at Sun Jan 6 18:07:57 2013  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by royerreptiles ]  
   

This one came in with very, very little warning. Apparently Wilson County, TX, which is adjacent to Bexar County (home of San Antonio) passed a law in November that bans all non-native venomous and the "big five". Texas already had a permitting system in place, but this did not stop the county. There was no warning about this, we just heard about it here. As far as I know Andrew Wyatt and USARK were unaware of it (this was while he was still President of USARK in November). It originally started out with talk of banning all non-indigenous, but apparently this is what they came up with. Talk of having pythonidae and boidae came up in early December.


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