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WILD ANIMALS

See also CONSERVATION OFFICERS; FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (U.S.); NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Agricultural, wildlife defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 334.011

Amphibians, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.015

Aquatic organisms, permits to harvest or destroy

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 103G.615

Birds, see BIRDS

Cervidae, importation or possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.505

Cervidae

Farmed cervidae, wild animals found with, Minn. Statutes 2005 35.155

Chasing or harassing

Dogs, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.321, 2005 97B.011

Personal watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2005 86B.313

Cheetahs, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Chemical contraceptives, administration

Permit required, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.501

Chimpanzees, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Confiscation, conservation officers, powers, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.221

Contraband, searches, wilderness areas, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.51, 2005 84.521

Control, firearms, silencers, Minn. Statutes 2005 609.66

Cultured aquatic life, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.4981

Damage by

Crops, damage management agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.028

Doing damage, taking, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.655

Losses caused by, state not liable, Minn. Statutes 2005 3.736

Nuisance liability, acts of wild animals excepted, Minn. Statutes 2005 561.051

Dealers, records and reporting, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.425

Defenses, violations generally, Minn. Statutes 2005 35.95

Definitions

Agriculture law, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.03

Fertilizer, Soil Amendment, and Plant Amendment Law, Minn. Statutes 2005 18C.005

Game and fish law, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.015

Interest rates, Minn. Statutes 2005 334.011

Invasive species, Minn. Statutes 2005 84D.01

Pesticide control, Minn. Statutes 2005 18B.01

Regulated animals, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Dens, nests, houses, or dams, removal, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.045, 2005 97A.401

Destruction of

Agricultural chemicals, liability for costs, Minn. Statutes 2005 18D.111

Compensation paid to state, Minn. Statutes 2005 35.95

Pesticides, use, violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 18B.07

Wanton waste, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.031

Diseases, prevention and control, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.045, 2005 97A.441

Domesticated wild animals, defined as nontraditional agricultural products, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.03

Endangered species, see ENDANGERED SPECIES

Endangered, threatened, or of special concern species

Specific location data, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.0872

Enforcement of law, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.201, 2005 97A.205

Evidence, legal possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.255

Farmed cervidae, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.452

Ferrets, taking wild animals with, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.101

Fertilizers, endangerment, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2005 18C.201

Fish, see FISH AND FISHING

Fur-bearing animals

Fur farming law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.354

Game animals, see GAME ANIMALS

Genetically engineered wild animals, agriculturally related organisms, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 18F.02

Gifts

Evidence of legal possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.255

Transfers by gift, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.505

Gorillas, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Habitat, see Natural habitat under this topic

Identification, course, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.015

Indian reservation, pelts taken on, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.515

Lemurs, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Leopards, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Lions, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Llamas, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.456

Lorises, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Management

Aquatic management areas, Minn. Statutes 2005 86A.05, 2005 86A.09, 2005 97C.02

Conservation projects, see under STATE LANDS

Fish and wildlife management plan, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.941, 2005 84.942

Forest wildlife, reinvest in Minnesota resources fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.95

Wildlife management areas, see WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

Marmosets, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Minnesota Zoo, exemption from law, Minn. Statutes 2005 85A.02

Monkeys, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Native species, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 84D.01

Natural habitat

Acquisition by Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.943, 2005 84.944

Alteration prohibited, conservation easements, Minn. Statutes 2005 103F.515

Aquatic management areas, Minn. Statutes 2005 86A.05, 2005 86A.09, 2005 97C.02

Burrows or dens, disturbing, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.095

Cooperative farming agreements, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.135

Improvements, defined as natural resource development projects, Minn. Statutes 2005 574.263, 2005 574.264

Management, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.943, 2005 89A.01 to 2005 89A.11, 2005 168.1296

National wildlife refuges, see NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES

Nests, see NESTS

Private lands, agreements with owners, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.944, 2005 97A.125

Reinvest in Minnesota resources fund, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.95

Wildlife management areas, see WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

Natural Resources Department

Rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.027

Nongame wildlife, tax checkoffs, Minn. Statutes 2005 290.431, 2005 290.432

Nonnative species, see NONNATIVE SPECIES

Ocelots, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Orangutans, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Ownership

Animals on farms, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.105

Private aquatic life, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.4983

Regulated animals, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

State, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.025

Parts of animals, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.021

Pests, wild animals defined as, Minn. Statutes 2005 18B.01

Pets, special permit to take, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.941

Possession

Evidence of legal possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.255

General restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.501, 2005 97A.505

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Regulated animals, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Private aquatic life, status, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.4981, 2005 17.4983

Protected wild animals, see PROTECTED WILD ANIMALS

Protection, consolidated conservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2005 84A.21, 2005 84A.32, 2005 84A.55

Ratitae, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2005 17.454

Red Lake Game Preserve, Minn. Statutes 2005 84A.02, 2005 84A.55

Regulated animals, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Reptiles

Pets, definition, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.36

Turtles, see TURTLES

Sales

Consolidated conservation area lands, Minn. Statutes 2005 84A.22, 2005 84A.32

Red Lake Game Preserve, Minn. Statutes 2005 84A.03

Searches and seizures

Aircraft in wilderness areas, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.51, 2005 84.521

Servals, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Shipping, wild animals taken in Canada, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.531

Species of special concern, Minn. Statutes 2005 84.0895

State ownership, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.025

State parks, feeding, agricultural leases, Minn. Statutes 2005 85.23

Storage, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.215, 2005 97A.505

Taking

Animals damaging property, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Canada, animals taken in, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.531

Disease prevention and control, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.441

Fish, see FISH AND FISHING

Game animals, see HUNTING

Interference with taking, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.037

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.405

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Pets, special permits, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Taking with ferrets, Minn. Statutes 2005 97B.101

Tamarins, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Threatened species, see THREATENED SPECIES

Tigers, possession, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Transportation

Common carriers, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.521, 2005 97A.525, 2005 97A.545

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.401

Unprotected wild animals, see UNPROTECTED WILD ANIMALS

Violations and penalties

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.021

Gross overlimit violations, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.338

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.255

Recovery of penalties, costs and disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2005 35.95

Restitution, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.341

Unlawful buying or selling, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.325

Wanton waste, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.031

Wildlife diseases

Prevention and control, Minn. Statutes 2005 97A.045, 2005 97A.441

Wildlife exhibits, see WILDLIFE EXHIBITS

Wildlife food plots

Conservation reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2005 103F.526

Wildlife management areas, see WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS

Wildlife sanctuary, defined, Minn. Statutes 2005 346.155

Woodchucks, see WOODCHUCKS