Maine’s exotic animal laws and rules are an expensive mess. And the legislature is poised to sort it all out and fix the problems this session. At least I hope so!
An Act to Restructure the Permitting Process for Wildlife and Exotic Species in Captivity is the title of a bill proposed by Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. While the title is a long one, the agency’s path to bring this to the legislature has been even longer.