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The Dangerous Wild Animals Act covers...
All aggressive animals including dogs and cats.
Only poisonous or venomous animals.
All animals from South America.
Wild animals from a range of taxa including reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
What year did the Dangerous Wild Animals Act come into force?
CITES stands for...
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
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Contains International Truly Exotic Species
Caught In The Exceptional Seas
What is the aim of CITES?
To stop the keeping of exotic animals forever.
Ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten the survival of the species in the wild.
To encourage people to keep and breed exotic animals.
To make sure all exotic animals are kept under good conditions.
CITES is legislation that only applies to people living in the UK?
Yes, only people living in the UK.
No, it is an international legislation.
How many different appendices does CITES have to categories animals?
Which animals are listed in CITES Appendix 1?
The most endangered animals vulnerable to extinction.
The least vulnerable species to extinction.
The most dangerous animals.
The least dangerous animals.
What does COTES stand for?
Control Of Trade In Exotic Species
Control Of Trade In Exciting Specimens
Control Of Trade In Endangered Species
Cost Of Transport In Exotic Scenarios
Does COTES give police in the UK power to take action against illegal trade in wild animals?
I don't know!
Animals listed in CITES Appendix 1 are then also listed in which COTES Annex?
What does SSSMZP stand for?
Secret Service for Snakes and Monkeys Zebras and Peacocks
Secretary of States Standards of Modern Zebra Principles
Secrets of State Standards of Modern Zoo Practice
Secretary of States Standards of Modern Zoo Practice.
What is one of the requirements for zoos under the SSSMZP legislation?
All zoos must keep elephants
All zoo animals must be kept in an enclosure or within the perimeter of the zoo
All zoos must keep at least one endangered animal
Keepers are not allowed to work alone with the penguins
What other legislation does SSSMZP link with?
The Animal Welfare Act 2006
Zoo Licensing Act 1981
Health and Safety At Work Act 1974
All of the above legislation
What year did the Pet Animal Act come into force?
Who requires a license under the Pet Animal Act 1951
All pet owners
Pet shops selling live animals
People with more than four pets
Anyone owning an exotic animal