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UAE to Ban the Ownership of âEUR~Exotic Dangerous AnimalsâEUR(TM)


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Lone
- 1066 days ago - ifaw.org
Once the law is put into practice, current owners of exotic animals will have to hand these animals over to authorities within six months.



   

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Animae C (508)
Wednesday June 22, 2016, 6:54 am
"The penalties are tough: large fines and even imprisonment. The new law also encourages people to report any abandoned animals to the authorities or to the nearest police station."

WOHOO!!
Wonderful news & yes i too hope all other countries adopt similar laws!

Thanx Lone
 

Ben O (131)
Wednesday June 22, 2016, 7:35 am
"Exotic animals" are NOT pets!!!
 

Solitary Eagle (324)
Wednesday June 22, 2016, 7:43 am
I sure hope all the animals go to good sanctuaries! Thanks for posting, Lone.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 22, 2016, 9:36 am
Yipppeeee! Just thrilled to hear news--praying all the animals end up in good reputable places. thx Lone
 

Barb K (1685)
Wednesday June 22, 2016, 4:08 pm
Does this mean Michael Sandlin has to give up Tony the Truck Stop Tiger? I know this sounds morbid of me however, I hope Tony drowned in the flood in Louisiana they had a few months ago. If Tony survived, but Sandlin died, he had a friend agree to 'take care of Tony.' My friend called the Wildlife Docs in Busch Gardens Fla. and asked if they knew about Tony; they confirmed they did know about Tony 'but we can not do anything unless his owner gives him up.' BTW Yes, I agree, this great news for all the animals! Thanks Lone!
 
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