Quick Answer: Can I Pet A Monkey In India?

Here are a few pets banned in India.

  • Birds. Keeping birds in captivity is cruel – but a lot of us believe a bird is a hassle-free pet to have.
  • Tortoise and turtles. Some species of tortoise and turtles are not legal to own in India.
  • Sea world.
  • Snakes.
  • Monkeys.

Monkeys, like other wild animals, can’t be kept and trained for entertainment purposes in India under Section 22 (ii), PCA Act 1960.

Which pets are illegal in India?

Parakeets (there are no parrots in Indian wilderness), Parrots, Mice, Guinea Pigs and Rodents are all banned as pets in India.

Can monkeys be pets?

Yes, some monkeys live out their lives without causing harm to a human and can be properly cared for as pets. Anyone who keeps a pet monkey must be practical and prepared. Primates do not make good pets, and larger ones like chimpanzees should not be kept in captivity.

Can you have a monkey as a pet in NY?

All primates are illegal as pets in New York, but a kinkajou can make a similar-looking replacement. They are actually in the raccoon family, but possess a prehensile tail and monkey-like form.