Animals listed on these pages should NOT be considered as Pets
Prospective purchasers of wild animals should contact their local authorities with a view to obtain a licence under The Dangerous Wild Animals Act, 1976. A full list of animals covered by the Act is available, on request by the Department of the Environment (Wildlife Division, Tollgate House, Houlton Street, BS2 9DJ). It is prohibited to offer endangered species for sale unless an exemption has been granted by the Department of the Environment (International Trade in Endangered Species Branch, Tollgate House, Houlton Street, Bristol, BS2 9DJ). The DoE will provide a list of endangered species on request.