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Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

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1The kinds of mammal specified in the first column below—E+W+S+N.I.

MarsupialsE+W+S+N.I.
KindCommon name
BettongiaRat kangaroo
Caloprymnus campestrisDesert rat-kangaroo
Lagorchestes hirsutusWestern hare-wallaby
Lagostrophus fasciatusBanded hare-wallaby
Onychogalea fraenataBridle nail-tailed wallaby
Onychogalea lunataCrescent nail-tailed wallaby
Lasiorhinus krefftiiQueensland hairy-nosed wombat
Chaeropus ecaudatusPig-footed bandicoot
Macrotis lagotisRabbit-bandicoot
Macrotis leucaraLesser rabbit-bandicoot
Perameles bougainvilleWestern barred bandicoot
Sminthopsis longicaudataLong-tailed dunnart
Sminthopsis psammophilaSandhill dunnart
Thylacinus cynocephalusTasmanian wolf
PrimatesE+W+S+N.I.
AllocebusHairy-eared dwarf lemur
CheirogaleusDwarf lemurs
HapalemurGentle lemurs
LemurLemurs
LepilemurSportive and weasel lemurs
MicrocebusMouse lemurs
PhanerFork-marked mouse lemurs
AvahiAvahis (otherwise known as Woolly indris)
IndriIndris
PropithecusSifakas
Daubentonia madagascariensisAye-aye
Callimico goeldiiGoeldi’s marmoset (otherwise known as Goeldi’s tamarin)
Callithrix auritaWhite eared marmoset
Callithrix flavicepsBuff-headed marmoset
LeontopithecusManed tamarin (otherwise known as Golden tamarin)
Saguinus bicolorPied tamarin
Saguinus geoffroyiGeoffroy’s tamarin
Saguinus leucopusWhite-footed tamarin
Saguinus oedipusCotton-headed tamarin
Alouatta palliata (otherwise known as Alouatta villosa)Mantled howler
Ateles geoffroyi frontatusBlack-browed spider monkey
Ateles geoffroyi panamensisRed spider monkey
Brachyteles arachnoidesWoolly spider monkey
CacajaoUakaris
Chiropotes albinasusWhite-nosed saki
Saimiri oerstediiRed-backed squirrel monkey
Cercocebus galeritus galeritusTana River mangabey
Cercopithecus dianaDiana monkey
Colobus badius kirkiiKirk’s red colobus (otherwise known as Zanzibar red colobus)
Colobus badius rufomitratusTana River red colobus
Macaca silenusLion-tailed macaque
Nasalis larvatusProboscis monkey
Papio leucophaeus (otherwise known as Mandrillus leucophaeus)Drill
Papio sphinx (otherwise known as Mandrillus sphinx)Mandrill
Presbytis entellusLangur (otherwise known as Entellus langur or True langur)
Presbytis geeiGolden langur
Presbytis pileatusCaped langur
Presbytis potenzianiMentawi leaf monkey
Pygathrix nemaeusDouc langur
Rhinopithecus roxellanaeSnub-nosed langur
Simias concolorMentawi snub-nosed langur
HybolatesGibbons
Symphalangus syndactylusSiamang
PongidaeGreat apes
EdentatesE+W+S+N.I.
Pridontes giganteus (otherwise known as Priodontes maximus)Giant armadillo
PangolinsE+W+S+N.I.
Manis temminckiSouth African pangolin
Rabbits and haresE+W+S+N.I.
Caprolagus hispidusAssam rabbit (otherwise known as Hispid hare)
Romerolagus diaziVolcano rabbit
RodentsE+W+S+N.I.
Cynomys mexicanusMexican prairie marmot
Leporillus conditorAustralian sticknest rat
Pseudomys fumeusSmoky mouse
Pseudomys praeconisShark Bay mouse
Xeromys myoidesFalse water rat
Zyzomys pendunculatusCentral thick-tailed rat
Chinchilla (except any domestic form of Chinchilla laniger)Chinchilla
CetaceansE+W+S+N.I.
Lipotes vexilliferChinese river dolphin
Physter catodon (otherwise known as Physeter macrocephalus)Sperm whale
Platanista gangeticaGanges dolphin
Platanista minorIndus river dolpin
SotaliaHumpbacked dolphins
SousaHumpacked dolphins
Neophocaena phocaenoidesFinless porpoise
Phocoena sinusCochito
Balaena mysticetusGreenland right whale (otherwise known as Bowhead whale)
Balaenoptera borealisSei whale
Balaenoptera musculusBlue whale
Balaenoptera physalusCommon rorqual
EschrichtiusGrey whales
EubalaenaRight whales
Megaptera novaeangliaeHumpback whale
CarnivoresE+W+S+N.I.
Spethos venaticusBush dog
Vulpes velox hebesNorthern kit fox
Helarctos malayanusSun bear
Selenarctos thibetanusAsiatic black bear
Tremarctos ornatusSpectacled bear
Ursus arctos isabellinusBrown bear
Ursus arctos nelsoniMexican brown bear
Ursus arctos pruinosusTibetan brown bear
Aonyx microdonCameroon clawless otter
Enhydra lutris nereisSouthern sea otter
Lutra felinaMarine otter
Lutra longicaudisSouth American otter
Lutra lutraEurasian otter
Lutra provocaxSouthern river otter
Mustela nigripesBlack-footed ferret
Pteronura brasiliensisGiant otter
Prionodon pardicolorSpotted linsang
Hyaena brunneaBrown hyaena
Acinonyx jubatusCheetah
Felis bengalensis bengalensisLeopard cat
Felis concolor coryiFlorida puma
Felis concolor costaricensisCosta Rica puma
Felis concolor cougarEastern puma
Felis jacobitaAndean cat
Felis rufa escuinapaeMexican bobcat
Felis marmorataMarbled cat
Felis nigripesBlack-footed cat
Felis pardalis mearnsiCosta Rica ocelot
Felis pardalis mitisBrazilian ocelot
Felis planicepsFlat-headed cat
Felis rubiginosaRusty spotted cat
Felis temminckiAsiatic golden cat
Felis tigrina oncillaLittle spotted cat
Felis wiedii nicaraguaeNicaraguan margay
Felis wiedii salviniaGuatemalan margay
Felis yagouaroundi cacomitliJaguarundi
Felis yagouaroundi fossataJaguarundi
Felis yagouaroundi panamensisJaguarundi
Felis yagouaroundi toltecaJaguarundi
Neofelis nebulosaClouded leopard
Panthera leo persicaAsiatic lion
Panthera oncaJaguar
Panthera pardusLeopard
Panthera tigrisTiger
Panthera unciaSnow leopard
SealsE+W+S+N.I.
Arcocephalus townsendiGuadelupe fur seal
MonachusMonk seals
ElephantsE+W+S+N.I.
Elephas maximusAsian elephant
Sea-cowsE+W+S+N.I.
Dugong dugonDugong (otherwise known as Sea-cow)
Trichechus inunguisAmazonian manatee
Trichechus manatusWest Indian manatee
Odd-toed ungulatesE+W+S+N.I.
Equus grevyiGrevy’s zebra
Equus hemionus hemionusMongolian wild ass
Equus hemionus khurIndian wild ass
Equus przewalskiiPrzewalski’s horse
Equus zebra zebraCape mountain zebra
Tapirus bairdiiCentral American tapir
Tapirus indicusMalayan tapir (otherwise known as Indian tapir)
Tapirus pinchaqueMountain tapir (otherwise known as Woolly tapir)
RhinocerotidaeRhinoceroses
Even-toed ungulatesE+W+S+N.I.
Babyrousa babyrussaBabirusa
Sus salvaniusPygmy hog
Vicugna vicugnaCalamian deer
Axis kuhliBawean deer
Axis porcinus annamiticusThai hog deer
Blastocerus dichotomusMarsh deer
Cervus duvauceliSwamp deer
Cervus elaphus hangluKashmir stag (otherwise known as Hanglu)
Cervus eldiBrow-antlered deer
Dama mesopotamicaPersian fallow deer
Hippocamelus antisiensisPeruvian huemal
Hippocamelus bisulcusChilean huemal
Moschus moschiferus moschiferusHimalayan musk deer
Ozotoceros bezoarticusPampas deer
Pudu puduChilean pudu
Antilocapra americana peninsularisLower California pronghorn
Antilocapra americana sonoriensisSonoran pronghorn
Bison bison athabascaeWood bison
Bos gaurusGaur
Bos mutusWild yak
Bubulas depressicornisLowland anoa
Bubalus mindorensisTamaraw
Bubalus quarlesiMountain anoa
Capra falconeri chiltanensisMarkhor
Capra falconeri jerdoniMarkhor
Capra falconeri megacerosMarkhor
Capricornis sumatraensisSerow
Hippotragus niger varianiGiant sable antelope
Nemorhaedua goralGoral
Novibos sauveliKoupray
Oryx leucoryxArabian oryx
Ovis ammon hodgsoniGreat Tibetan sheep
Ovis orientalis ophionCyprian mouflon
Ovis vigneiUrial
Pantholops hodgsoniTibetan antelope
Rupicapra rupicapra ornataAbrussi chamois

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