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The ownership of wild animals of the state is in the state, in its sovereign capacity for the
benefit of all the people of the state. A person may not acquire a property right in wild animals,
or destroy them, unless authorized under the game and fish laws, sections 84.091 to 84.15, or
sections 17.47 to 17.498.
History: 1986 c 386 art 1 s 4; 1991 c 309 s 13; 1996 c 410 s 58

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