Analysis from Born Free has revealed in East and West Sussex is house to greater than 120 harmful and wild animals.
The charity’s most up-to-date survey from 2020 reveals there are 3,951 harmful wild animals licensed to be saved privately in Nice Britain, with doubtlessly many extra being saved with out a licence.
In that complete, there are 210 non-public addresses throughout 129 native authorities with licenses to maintain harmful wild animals reminiscent of lions, tigers, crocodilians, and venomous reptiles.
Below present guidelines, there are not any restrictions for conserving most wild animal species as pets within the UK.
If they’re thought of doubtlessly harmful, a Harmful Wild Animal licence is required from the related Native Authority.
Born Free says there are quite a few species, many would contemplate harmful, not listed beneath the 1976 act together with Komodo dragons and huge constrictor snakes.
The muse has created an interactive map, making it simpler to see the place these wild and doubtlessly harmful animals are saved.
The web site can be utilized to seek for the animals saved throughout the UK and is damaged down by counties and native authorities.
Wild animals being saved in East and West Sussex
Brighton & Hove Metropolis Council
Diamond Again Rattlesnake: 1
Wealden District Council
Ring Tailed Lemur: 4
Chichester District Council
Crimson Panda: 1
Horsham District Council
Ruffed Lemur: 2
Born Free has known as on the UK authorities to undertake a complete evaluate of unique pet possession which incorporates the present harmful wild animal laws.
There are a number of methods you may get concerned within the marketing campaign, together with by writing to your MP and donating on to the charity.
Discover out extra through the Born Free web site.