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The Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 (Modification) Order 2007

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NOTE: See section 7(5) of this Act for the effect of the second column of this Schedule

Scientific name of kindCommon name or names

Family Dasyuridae:

The species Sarcophilus laniarius.

The Tasmanian devil.

Family Macropodidae:

The species Macropus fuliginosus, Macropus giganteus, Macropus robustus and Macropus rufus.

The western and eastern grey kangaroos, the wallaroo and the red kangaroo.

Family Cebidae:

All species except those of the genera Aotus, Callicebus and Saimiri.

New-world monkeys (including capuchin, howler, saki, uacari, spider & woolly monkeys). Night monkeys (also known as owl monkeys), titi monkeys and squirrel monkeys are excepted.
Family Cercopithecidae.Old-world monkeys (including baboons, the drill, colobus monkeys, the gelada, guenons, langurs, leaf monkeys, macaques, the mandrill, mangabeys, the patas and proboscis monkeys and the talapoin).

Family Hominidae:

All species except those of the genus Homo

Anthropoid apes; chimpanzees, bonobos, orang-utans and gorillas.
Family Hylobatidae.Gibbons and Siamangs.

Family Indriidae:

All species of the genera Propithecus and Indri (Avahi laniger is excepted).

Leaping lemurs (including the indri and sifakas). The woolly lemur is excepted.

Family Lemuridae:

All species except those of the genus Hapalemur.

Large lemurs. Bamboo or gentle lemurs are excepted.

Family Dasypodidae:

The species Priodontes maximus.

The giant armadillo.

Family Myrmecophagidae:

The species Myrmecophaga tridactyla.

The giant anteater.

Family Canidae:

Includes all species of the genera Canis, Chrysocyon, Cuon, Lycaon and Speothos except the species Canis familiaris but including Canis familiaris dingo.

Wild dogs, wolves, jackals, maned wolf, bush dog, dhole.

The domestic dog (but not the dingo) is excepted.

Family Felidae:

All except the species Felis silvestris, Otocolobus manul, Leopardus tigrina, Oncifelis geoffroyi, Oncifelis guigna, Catopuma badia, Felis margarita, Felis nigripes, Prionailurus rubiginosus, Felis silvestris catus. A hybrid the ancestry of which is predominantly Felis silvestris catus and which does not have a kind of animal specified in this column as a parent is also excepted.

All cats including the bobcat, caracal, cheetah, jaguar, leopard, lion, lynx, ocelot, puma, serval, tiger. The wild cat, the pallas cat, the little spotted cat, the Geoffroy’s cat, the kodkod, the bay cat, the sand cat, the black-footed cat, the rusty-spotted cat and domestic cat are excepted. A hybrid cat whose ancestry comprises predominantly the domestic cat is also excepted provided that neither parent of the hybrid is a species listed in the left hand column.

Family Hyaenidae:

All except the species Proteles cristatus.

Hyænas. The aardwolf is excepted.

Family Mustelidae:

All species of the genera Amblonyx, Arctonyx, Aonyx, Enhydra, Lontra, Melogale, Mydaus, Pteronura and Taxidea.

The genus Lutra except the species Lutra lutra

The species Eira barbara, Gulo gulo, Martes pennanti and Mellivora capensis.

Badgers (except the Eurasian badger), otters (the European otter is excepted) and the tayra, wolverine, fisher and ratel (otherwise known as the honey badger).

Family Ursidae:

All species including the species Ailuropoda melanoleuca and Ailurus fulgens.

All bears including the giant panda and the red panda.

Family Viverridae:

All of the genus Civettictis.

All of the genus Viverra including the species Cryptoprocta ferox.

The African, large-spotted, Malay and Indian civets and the fossa.
Family Odobenidae: All species.The walrus.
Family Otariidae: All species.Eared seals.

Family Phocidae:

All except the species Phoca vitulina and Halichoerus grypus.

True or earless seals. The common seal (or harbour seal) and grey seal are excepted.
Family Elephantidae: All species.Elephants.

Family Orycteropodidae:

The species Orycteropus afer.

The aardvark.

Odd-toed ungulates

Family Equidae:

All species except Equus asinus and Equus caballus.

Asses, horses and zebras. The donkey and domestic horse are excepted.
Family Rhinocerotidae: All species.Rhinoceroses.
Family Tapiridae: All species.Tapirs.
Even-toed ungulates

Family Antilocapridae:

The species Antilocapra Americana.

The pronghorn.

Family Bovidae:

All species except any domestic form of the genera Bos, Bubalus, Capra and Ovis.

Antelopes, bison, buffalo, gazelles, goats and sheep. Domestic cattle, buffalo, goats and sheep are excepted.

Family Camelidae:

All species of the genera Camelus.


Family Cervidae:

All species of the genera Alces and Rangifer, except any domestic form of the species Rangifer tarandus.

The moose or elk and the caribou or reindeer. The domestic reindeer is excepted.
Family Giraffidae: All speciesThe giraffe and the okapi.
Family Hippopotamidae: All species.The hippopotamus and the pygmy hippopotamus.

Family Suidae:

All species except any domestic form of the species Sus scrofa.

Old-world pigs (including the wild boar and the wart hog). The domestic pig is excepted.
Family Tayassuidae: All species.New-world pigs (otherwise known as peccaries).
Any hybrid of a kind of animal specified in the foregoing provisions of this column where one parent is, or both parents are, of a kind so specified.Any mammalian hybrids with a parent (or parents) of a specified kind.
Family Casuariidae: All species.Cassowaries.
Family Struthionidae: All species.The ostrich.
Family Alligatoridae: All species.Alligators and caimans.
Family Crocodylidae: All species.Crocodiles and the false gharial.
Family Gavialidae: All species.The gharial (otherwise known as the gavial).
Lizards and snakes

Family Atractaspididae:

All species of the genera Atractaspis.

Family Colubridae.

All species of the genera Malpolon, Thelotornis.

The species Boiga irregularis, Dispholidus typus, Rhabdophis subminiatus, Rhabdophis tigrinus, Elapomorphus lemniscatus, Philodryas olfersii,

Tachymenis peruviana, Xenodon severus.

Burrowing asps, also known as mole or burrowing vipers and stiletto snakes.

Certain rear-fanged venomous snakes, Montpellier snakes, African twig, vine, bird or tree snakes, the boomslang, the red-necked keelback, the yamakagashi (otherwise known as the Japanese tiger-snake), the Argentine black-headed snake, the South American green racer, the Peruvian racer, the Amazon false viper.

Family Elapidae: All species.

Family Hydrophiidae: All species.

Certain front-fanged venomous snakes including cobras, coral snakes, the desert black snake, kraits, mambas, sea snakes and all Australian poisonous snakes (including the death adders).
Family Helodermatidae: All species.The gila monster and the (Mexican) beaded lizard.
Family Viperidae: All species.Certain front-fanged venomous snakes (including adders, the barba amarilla, the bushmaster, the fer-de-lance, moccasins, rattlesnakes and vipers).

Family Ctenidae:

The genus Phoneutria.

Wandering spiders.

Family Hexathelidae:

The genus Atrax.

The Sydney funnel-web spider and its close relatives.

Family Sicariidae:

The genus Loxosceles.

Brown recluse spiders (otherwise known as violin spiders).

Family Theridiidae:

The genus Latrodectus.

The widow spiders and close relatives.
Family Buthidae: All speciesButhid scorpions.

Family Hemioscorpiidae:

All species of the species Hemiscorpius lepturus.

Middle Eastern thin-tailed scorpion.

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