alligator

Submitted by mark maier on 10/19/04 at 1:16 AM. ( mmaier@speednetllc.com ) 66.255.208.78

I got a 3 foot alligator given to me, I was wondering if there are any legal dificulties in selling the mounted specimen. Tried the archives.
Thanks

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Was it tagged?

This response submitted by Evelyn on 10/19/04 at 10:45 AM. ( ) 64.12.116.80

you should not have accepted the alligator without it being properly tagged. Maybe you can still contact the person who gave you the specimen and get the tag from them. If he came from a farm they should have paperwork on it as well of which you need a copy of. American gators are heavily regulated and I don't think you can possess one without the proper papers or tags. Call your DNR to be absolutely sure.


tag

This response submitted by mark on 10/19/04 at 1:43 PM. ( ) 66.255.208.81

The gator was a pet he got from a pet store, our DNR said that they do not regulate any non-game species. I will contact him about a tag.
Thanks


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