Can I Own A Capuchin Monkey In Ohio?

BRACEVILLE — Capuchin monkeys, like the one that escaped Sunday night in the township, are allowed to be kept as pets in Ohio, according to Tony Forshey, state veterinarian for Ohio.

They are not on the list of wild and dangerous animals that are regulated, Forshey said.

Can you legally own a monkey in Ohio?

All primates are legal in the state. Ohio used to be an exotic pet-friendly state until a task force aiming to restrict private ownership was empowered by an incident where one man allegedly released his big cats and other carnivores and committed suicide.

What exotic animals can you own in Ohio?

The exotic-animals law enacted last year bans private owners from acquiring, selling and breeding restricted species in Ohio. The restricted list includes lions, tigers, bears, elephants, certain monkeys, rhinos, alligators, crocodiles, anacondas and pythons longer than 12 feet, certain vipers and all venomous snakes.

What species am I allowed to own in Ohio? Marmosets, capuchins, lemurs, and squirrel monkeys.

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What is the most dangerous animal in Ohio?

Without question, the most deadly animal in Ohio is the whitetail deer. Ohio was once home to a wide variety of dangerous critters, including black bears, pumas, wolves, etc. Though there are rumors of black bear sightings in remote areas of southeastern Ohio, these animals are considered to be gone for good.

What dangerous animals are in Ohio?

Venomous Animals & Insects That Live in Ohio

  • Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. The eastern massasauga rattlesnake is a small species ranging from 18 to 30 inches in length with gray-brown coloring and darker brown spots along its body.
  • Timber Rattlesnake.
  • Northern Copperhead.
  • Brown Recluse Spider.
  • Black Widow Spider.

Can you own a giraffe in Ohio?

Nine states (Idaho, Alabama, Nevada, Missouri, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Wisconsin) prohibit owning any exotic pet without a permit. In the remaining 20 states, owning an exotic animal is totally illegal.

Do wolves live in Ohio?

There are wolves living in Ohio, generally hybrid wolves bred and raised here or brought to Ohio by people who want them as pets.

Can I have a pet fox in Ohio?

States where you can legally own a fox: Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Tennessee, and Wyoming. Species that are native to the United States often have different rules than exotic foxes.