Effective Sunday, October 1, it is no longer legal for individuals to import, possess, breed or sell certain dangerous wild animals as pets in Maryland, including lions, tigers, servals, monkeys, wolves, wolf-dog hybrids, alligators and caimans.
Are foxes legal in Maryland?
Is it legal to own a fox as a pet? Fox ownership is governed by state laws, which are different from state to state. Do not bring a fox into the state of Maryland as a pet. Importing a skunk, raccoon, alligator, crocodile, and bear is also prohibited.
What is the most dangerous animal in Maryland?
11 Terrifying Things In Maryland That Can (And Just Might) Kill You
- Fried Foods. Jenn Larsen / Flickr.
- Northern Copperhead. Richard Bonnett / Flickr.
- Driving in Maryland. Taber Andrew Bain / Flickr.
- Brown Recluse. Smithsonian Institution-NMNH-Insect Zoo / Flickr.
- Shoveling Snow.
- Timber Rattlesnake.
- Deer Tick.
- West Nile Virus.
What exotic animals can you own in the US?
These ten exotic pets are legal to own in many places in America, some of them just require a license.
These odd animals can truly make a great pet, but make sure to do lots of your own research.
- Bearded Dragon.
- Fennec Fox.
- Hyacinth Macaw.
Can I own a monkey in Maryland?
No Monkeys Allowed
They are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming.
Is it legal to bury pet in backyard in MD?
There is a Maryland State law that says that you must dig the pet’s grave deep enough so that you are able to place at least three feet of covering dirt on what you bury. So the grave would have to be dug to four feet deep.
Are there wolves in MD?
Six species of mammals are extirpated in Maryland, or no longer can be found wild in the state. These species include the Gray wolf, American elk, Eastern mountain lion, Snowshoe hare, American marten and Eastern harvest mouse. Over 20 species of mammals are considered to be rare, threatened or endangered in Maryland.