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List of animals not permitted in Lakewood

According to section 505.18 of the Lakewood Codified Ordinances, the following animals are not permitted in Lakewood:
      (1)    All crotalid, elapid and venomous colubroid snakes;
      (2)    Apes; Chimpanzees (Pan); gibbons (hylobates); gorillas (Gorilla); orangutans (Pongo); and siamangs ( Symphalangus);
      (3)    Baboons (Papoi, Manrillus);
      (4)    Bears (Ursidae);
      (5)    Bovines (Bovidae), includes all members of the bovine family, for example goats, sheep, bison and buffalo;
      (6)    Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus);
      (7)    Crocodilians (Crocodilia);
      (8)    Constrictor snakes when fourteen feet in length or more;
      (9)    Coyotes (Canis latrans);
      (10)    Deer (Cervidae), includes all members of the deer family, for example, white – tailed deer, elk, antelope and moose;
      (11)   Elephants ( Elephas and Loxodonta);
      (12)    Foxes (Canis vulpes);
      (13)    Gamecocks and other fighting birds;
      (14)    Hippopotami ( Hippopotamidae);
      (15)    Horses (Equidae), includes all members of the horse family, for example donkeys, mules and zebras;
      (16)    Hyenas (Hyaenidae); .
      (17)    Jaguars (Panthera onca);
      (18)    Leopards (Panthera pardus);
      (19)    Lions ( Panthera leo);
      (20)    Lynxes (Lynx);
      (21)    Monkeys, old world ( Cercopithecidae);
      (22)    Ostriches (Struthio);
      (23)    Piranha fish ( Characidae);
      (24)    Puma (Felis concolor), also known as cougars, mountain lions and panthers;
      (25)    Rhinoceroses (Rhinocerotidae);
      (26)    Sharks (class Chondrichthyes);
      (27)    Snow leopards ( Panthera uncia);
      (28)    Swine (Suidae), including Pot-bellied pigs;
      (29)    Tigers (Panthera tigris);
      (30)    Wolves (Canis lupus), including wolf hybrids;
      (31)    All game birds, including but not limited to, water fowl, chickens (with the exception of those with a hen permit), roosters, ducks, geese, turkeys and common pigeon (other than a homing pigeon).