Quick Answer: What Exotic Animals Are Legal In Louisiana?

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Tiger

Lion

Leopard

Jaguar

Cheetah

Lynxes

Bobcat

What Animals Can you own in Louisiana?

What Pets Are Illegal to Own in Louisiana?

  • Black Bears.
  • Grizzly Bears.
  • Polar Bears.
  • Red Wolf.
  • Gray Wolf.
  • Wolf Dog Hybrid.
  • All non-human primates.

Can you have a pet alligator in Louisiana?

It is against the law to own an alligator without a legal permit and it is strictly forbidden to own or sell piranhas in Louisiana, Einck said.

Can you own a tiger in Louisiana?

These are legal to own as pets in the state of Louisiana, but a number of other animals are banned as pets and will cost you heavy fines for owning. Polar bear (where would you even find one of these in Louisiana?!) Big cats like lions, tigers, jaguars, and leopards.

Examples of Prohibited Animals
Texas
UtahBear, tiger, lion, cheetah, monkey, ape, gorilla, kangaroo, lemur (exceptions apply)
VermontExotic animals prohibited as pets, including bear, lion, tiger, wolf, gorilla, monkey, etc.
VirginiaBear, wolf, coyote, hyena, lion, tiger, leopard, alligator, crocodile

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