Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

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Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby moey » Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:22 pm

Does anyone know the legality of owning Brazillian short-tailed opossums in SA, mainly Gauteng?
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Re: Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby imperial exotix » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:21 pm

Last time I checked Brazilian short tailed opossums where illegal to keep in South Africa.
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Re: Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby Bushviper » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:02 pm

I dont know of any that have been imported legally. Opossums are not likely to be allowed into South Africa.

If you find any however they are not listed as illegal to own in Gauteng at the moment. This might change in future.
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Re: Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby moey » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:19 pm

If I find a breeder, would it be legal to buy one from them?
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Re: Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby Bushviper » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:18 pm

As long as he is in Gauteng. If not you will have to import it into the province.
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Re: Legality around Short-Tailed Opossums?

Postby moey » Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:52 pm

Thank you!
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