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Posted by Corey Sawyer on April 28, 2003 at 09:56:45:
In Reply to: what happens if.... posted by icequeen on April 28, 2003 at 04:09:14:
Without proof of origin, you wont get your cites export permits on it.
:The pet shop she came from said she was wild caught, and THEN they said she came from another owner to them...probably was wild caught, but who knows when. I'm wondering what happens if we can not find out when and where she came from.
:Does the pet shop have to keep those records? Is there any way around the fact that we'll likely never know?
:What if the reason I want to send her into the U.S is for better care, and the conservation of the species??? where she can be with other PTS?
:I keep hearing that the CITES people don't cut anyone any slack
:Thanks for your help!
::The difference between appy one and two, in regard to paper work, is that
::appy 2's require only one export permit from the country of origin, in order to export.
::Appendix 1 animals, require 2 permits for international trade.One to export, and one to import
::into the receiving country. Both the shipping nation and receiving nations must provide the permit from each country.
::With your corucia, you'll have to prove it came to Canada legally. Many did, years ago as they were a commonly imported pet trade
::species. Find out where the pet store got it...Chances are the trail is pretty cold, but the orignal wholesaler that imported it, might have a copy of the
::export permit, although it's possible that animal has been floating around up here from one owner to another for years.