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Posted by Katrina on March 23, 2003 at 15:45:15:

I'm reeling from a conversation I just had with someone one the phone. She had purchased a North American captive bred wood turtle hatchling at a quarterly reptile show. She paid cash and DID NOT RECEIVE a reciept with the animal. Now, her turtle is illegal because she does not have proof that the animal is not wild-caught, and she can't get a permit without the reciept.

Whatever you do, if you buy an animal, get a receipt of some kind!!! Demand them from vendors and breeders. Without proof of acquisition, we have no way to proove our animals are not wild-caught. Laws are changing fast for a variety of reasons - ecological, policital, humane, and other - and having proof of ownership may be the only way we can protect our animals or ensure captive breeding of critical species.

Save a copy of your vet records, save receipts of purchase, and get pictures of your animals. You'll need things like this to have animals grandfathered, if it's ever needed.

Katrina


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