The Reptile Report - This afternoon the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) released the long awaited Dangerous Animal Initiative (DAI) Final Report. In the wake of the Zanesville, Ohio,...
Virginia Update: No Reptile Ban!
The Reptile Report - Yesterday morning a group of motivated herpers met and participated in a grass roots walk-in of the Virginia General Assembly to OPPOSE SB 477 and HB 1242. These two companion bills introduced in 2012 by Senator Louise Lucas and Delegate Christopher Peace could have severely restricted the ownership of many reptiles and other exotic animals in Virginia. At the end of the day, Jared Watts and VIIPER members Eric Crabtree, William Taylor, and others were told that SB 477 and HB1242 would not move forward.
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