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Animals you can't keep as pets in Winnipeg

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The Free Press reviews pets specifically prohibited in Winnipeg by Bylaw 90/2013: The Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw. Caption descriptions in this gallery are pulled directly from Schedule A, the list of prohibited animals.

  • Animals specifically prohibited in Winnipeg by Bylaw 90/2013: The Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw.

1. All dogs, other than domesticated dogs (Canis familiaris), including, but not limited to, wolf, fox, coyote, hyaena, dingo, jackal (pictured), raccoon dog, bush dog, and any hybrid offspring of a wild dog and domesticate dog.

    KAREL PRINSLOO / THe ASsociated Press

    Animals specifically prohibited in Winnipeg by Bylaw 90/2013: The Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw. 1. All dogs, other than domesticated dogs (Canis familiaris), including, but not limited to, wolf, fox, coyote, hyaena, dingo, jackal (pictured), raccoon dog, bush dog, and any hybrid offspring of a wild dog and domesticate dog.

  • 2. All cats other than domesticated cats (Felis catus), including, but not limited to, lion, tiger, leopard, ocelot, jaguar, puma, panther, mountain lion (pictured), cheetah, wild cat, cougar, bobcat, lynx, serval, and any hybrid offspring of a wild cat and domesticated cat.

    California Dept of Fish and Game / The Associated press

    2. All cats other than domesticated cats (Felis catus), including, but not limited to, lion, tiger, leopard, ocelot, jaguar, puma, panther, mountain lion (pictured), cheetah, wild cat, cougar, bobcat, lynx, serval, and any hybrid offspring of a wild cat and domesticated cat.

  • 3. All bears, including polar, grizzly (pictured), brown and black bear.

    DARRYL DYCK / The Canadian Press

    3. All bears, including polar, grizzly (pictured), brown and black bear.

  • 4. All fur bearing animals of the family Mustelidae, including, but not limited to, weasel, marten, mink, badger (pictured), ermine, skunk, otter, pole cat, wolverine, except the domestic ferret (Putorius furo).

    Associated Press

    4. All fur bearing animals of the family Mustelidae, including, but not limited to, weasel, marten, mink, badger (pictured), ermine, skunk, otter, pole cat, wolverine, except the domestic ferret (Putorius furo).

  • 5. All Procyonidae, including raccoon, kinkajou, cacomistle, cat-bear, panda and coatimundi.

    SCOTT HEPPELL / The Associated press

    5. All Procyonidae, including raccoon, kinkajou, cacomistle, cat-bear, panda and coatimundi.

  • 6. All carnivorous mammals of the family Viverridae, including, but not limited to, civet (pictured), mongoose, and genet.

    BULLIT MARQUEZ / Associated Press

    6. All carnivorous mammals of the family Viverridae, including, but not limited to, civet (pictured), mongoose, and genet.

  • 7. All bats (Chiroptera).

    Larry Kolvoord / The Associated Press

    7. All bats (Chiroptera).

  • 8. All non-human primates, including, but not limited to, monkey, ape, chimpanzee, gorilla (pictured) and lemur.

    Bita Honarvar / MCT

    8. All non-human primates, including, but not limited to, monkey, ape, chimpanzee, gorilla (pictured) and lemur.

  • 9. All squirrels (Sciuridae).

    JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

    9. All squirrels (Sciuridae).

  • 10 Reptiles (Reptilia)
(a) all Helodermatidae (e.g. gila monster - pictured - and Mexican bearded lizard).

    10 Reptiles (Reptilia) (a) all Helodermatidae (e.g. gila monster - pictured - and Mexican bearded lizard).

  • 10. (b) all front-fanged venomous snakes, even if devenomized, including, but not limited to:
i. all Viperidae (e.g. viper, pit viper) (pictured: Gaboon viper),
ii. all Elapidae (e.g. cobra, mamba, krait, coral snake),
iii. all Atractaspididae (e.g. African burrowing asp),
iv. all Hydrophiidae (e.g. sea snake), and
v. all Laticaudidae (e.g. sea krait).

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    10. (b) all front-fanged venomous snakes, even if devenomized, including, but not limited to: i. all Viperidae (e.g. viper, pit viper) (pictured: Gaboon viper), ii. all Elapidae (e.g. cobra, mamba, krait, coral snake), iii. all Atractaspididae (e.g. African burrowing asp), iv. all Hydrophiidae (e.g. sea snake), and v. all Laticaudidae (e.g. sea krait).

  • 10. (c) all venomous, mid- or rear-fanged, Duvernoy-glanded members of the family Colubridae, even if devenomized.

    10. (c) all venomous, mid- or rear-fanged, Duvernoy-glanded members of the family Colubridae, even if devenomized.

  • 10. (d) any member or hybrid offspring of the family Boidae, including, but not limited to, the common or green anaconda (pictured) and yellow anaconda, except members of the family Boidae reaching an adult length of no greater than two (2) meters.

    CP

    10. (d) any member or hybrid offspring of the family Boidae, including, but not limited to, the common or green anaconda (pictured) and yellow anaconda, except members of the family Boidae reaching an adult length of no greater than two (2) meters.

  • (e) any member of the family Pythonidae, including, but not limited to, the African rock python, the Indian or Burmese python (pictured), the Amethystine or scrub python, except members of the family Pythonidae reaching an adult length of no greater than two (2) meters.

    Dave Ryan / The Associated Press

    (e) any member of the family Pythonidae, including, but not limited to, the African rock python, the Indian or Burmese python (pictured), the Amethystine or scrub python, except members of the family Pythonidae reaching an adult length of no greater than two (2) meters.

  • 10. (f) any member of the family Varanidae, including, but not limited to, the white throated monitor, the water monitor, the Komodo monitor or dragon (pictured), the Bornean earless monitor, the Nile monitor, the crocodile monitor, except members of the family Varanidae reaching an adult length of no greater than one (1) meter.

    Dita Alangkara / The Associated Press

    10. (f) any member of the family Varanidae, including, but not limited to, the white throated monitor, the water monitor, the Komodo monitor or dragon (pictured), the Bornean earless monitor, the Nile monitor, the crocodile monitor, except members of the family Varanidae reaching an adult length of no greater than one (1) meter.

  • 10. (g) any member of the family Iguanidae, including the green or common iguana.

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    10. (g) any member of the family Iguanidae, including the green or common iguana.

  • 10. (h) any member of the family Teiidae, including, but not limited to, the golden, common or black and white tegu (pictured).

    CP

    10. (h) any member of the family Teiidae, including, but not limited to, the golden, common or black and white tegu (pictured).

  • 10. (i) all members of the family Chelydridae, including snapping turtle and alligator snapping turtle.

    Bruce Bumstead / Brandon Sun

    10. (i) all members of the family Chelydridae, including snapping turtle and alligator snapping turtle.

  • 10. (j) all members of the order Crocodylia, including, but not limited to, alligator, caiman and crocodile.

    Tribune Media MCT

    10. (j) all members of the order Crocodylia, including, but not limited to, alligator, caiman and crocodile.

  • 10. (k) all other snakes of a species or subspecies that can reach an adult length greater than three meters, whether the particular snake exceeds that length or not.

    CP

    10. (k) all other snakes of a species or subspecies that can reach an adult length greater than three meters, whether the particular snake exceeds that length or not.

  • (l) all other lizards of a species or subspecies that can reach an adult greater than two meters, whether the particular lizard exceeds that length or not.

    Eric Kayne / The Associated Press

    (l) all other lizards of a species or subspecies that can reach an adult greater than two meters, whether the particular lizard exceeds that length or not.

  • 11 Birds (Aves) in the following categories unless they are kept as commercial animals under Part 4 of the By-law:
(a) all predatory or large birds (e.g. Accipitrids, Cathartids), including, but not limited to, eagle, hawk, falcon, owl, vulture (pictured) and condor.

    CP

    11 Birds (Aves) in the following categories unless they are kept as commercial animals under Part 4 of the By-law: (a) all predatory or large birds (e.g. Accipitrids, Cathartids), including, but not limited to, eagle, hawk, falcon, owl, vulture (pictured) and condor.

  • 11. (b) anseriformes, including, but not limited to, ducks, geese and swans;

    Joe Bryksa / Winnipeg Free Press

    11. (b) anseriformes, including, but not limited to, ducks, geese and swans;

  • 11. (c) galliformes, including, but not limited to, pheasants, grouse, guinea fowl and turkeys (pictured).

    Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

    11. (c) galliformes, including, but not limited to, pheasants, grouse, guinea fowl and turkeys (pictured).

  • 11 (d) struthioniformes, including, but not limited to, flightless ratites such as ostriches (pictured), rheas, cassowaries, emus and kiwis.

    Chitose Suzuki / The Associated Press

    11 (d) struthioniformes, including, but not limited to, flightless ratites such as ostriches (pictured), rheas, cassowaries, emus and kiwis.

  • 12 Arachnida and Chilopoda
(a) all venomous spiders, including, but not limited to, tarantula, black widow (pictured) and solifugid, scorpion, except the following species of tarantula: Chilean Rose (Grammostola rosea), Mexican Red-Knee (Brachypelma smithi) and Pink-Toed (Avicularia)

    JASON KRYK / THE WINDSOR STAR

    12 Arachnida and Chilopoda (a) all venomous spiders, including, but not limited to, tarantula, black widow (pictured) and solifugid, scorpion, except the following species of tarantula: Chilean Rose (Grammostola rosea), Mexican Red-Knee (Brachypelma smithi) and Pink-Toed (Avicularia)

  • 12. (b) all venomous arthropods, including, but not limited to, centipede.

    Eric Guinther

    12. (b) all venomous arthropods, including, but not limited to, centipede.

  • 13. All large rodents (Rodentia), including, but not limited to, gopher, muskrat, paca, groundhog, marmot, beaver (pictured), prairie dog, viscacha, and porcupine.

    Al Hartmann / The Associated Press

    13. All large rodents (Rodentia), including, but not limited to, gopher, muskrat, paca, groundhog, marmot, beaver (pictured), prairie dog, viscacha, and porcupine.

  • 14. All even-toed ungulates (Artiodactyla) other than domestic sheep, including, but not limited to, antelope, giraffe (pictured) and hippopotamus.

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    14. All even-toed ungulates (Artiodactyla) other than domestic sheep, including, but not limited to, antelope, giraffe (pictured) and hippopotamus.

  • 15. All odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) other than domesticated horses (Equus caballus), including, but not limited to, zebra,  rhinoceros (pictured) and tapir.

    Associated Press

    15. All odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) other than domesticated horses (Equus caballus), including, but not limited to, zebra, rhinoceros (pictured) and tapir.

  • 16. All marsupials, including, but not limited to, Tasmanian devil, bandicoot, kangaroo (pictured), wallaby, opossum, wombat, koala bear, cuscus, numbat and pigmy, and greater glider, except the sugar glider.

    Mark Duncan / The Associated Press

    16. All marsupials, including, but not limited to, Tasmanian devil, bandicoot, kangaroo (pictured), wallaby, opossum, wombat, koala bear, cuscus, numbat and pigmy, and greater glider, except the sugar glider.

  • 17. Sea mammals (Cetacea, Pinnipedia and Sirenia), including, but not limited to, dolphin, whale, seal, sea lion and walrus (pictured).

    Julie Larsen Maher / Wildlife Conservation Society / The ASsociated Press

    17. Sea mammals (Cetacea, Pinnipedia and Sirenia), including, but not limited to, dolphin, whale, seal, sea lion and walrus (pictured).

  • 18 All elephants (Proboscides).

    South African Tourism / MCT

    18 All elephants (Proboscides).

  • 19. All hyrax (Hyracoidea).

    Gordon E. Robertson

    19. All hyrax (Hyracoidea).

  • 20. All pangolin (Pholidota).

    Apichart Weerawong / The ASsociated Press

    20. All pangolin (Pholidota).

  • 21. All sloth (pictured), anteater, and armadillo (Xenarthrata).

    Wong Maye-E / The ASsociated Press

    21. All sloth (pictured), anteater, and armadillo (Xenarthrata).

  • 22. Insectivorous mammals, including, but not limited to, aardvark (pictured), tenrec, shrew species, mole species and hedgehog species, except the African pygmy hedgehog.

    CP

    22. Insectivorous mammals, including, but not limited to, aardvark (pictured), tenrec, shrew species, mole species and hedgehog species, except the African pygmy hedgehog.

  • 23 Gliding lemur (Dermoptera).

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    23 Gliding lemur (Dermoptera).

  • 24. All other venomous or poisonous animals.

Pictured: The box jellyfish, with tentacles that can reach 3 meters long, has a sting that is so excruciating that many victims go into shock and drown and those who make it out of the water often die from the venom, which quickly attacks the heart and nervous system.

    Kelvin Aitken / marinethemes.com / The Associated Press

    24. All other venomous or poisonous animals. Pictured: The box jellyfish, with tentacles that can reach 3 meters long, has a sting that is so excruciating that many victims go into shock and drown and those who make it out of the water often die from the venom, which quickly attacks the heart and nervous system.

  • 25. All protected or endangered animals, whether native or non-native, whose possession or sale is prohibited in Manitoba because they are designated as protected or endangered pursuant to an international, federal, or provincial law, regulation, rule or  agreement. 

Pictured: Northern Prairie Skink, Manitoba's only lizard, which is listed as endangered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.

    25. All protected or endangered animals, whether native or non-native, whose possession or sale is prohibited in Manitoba because they are designated as protected or endangered pursuant to an international, federal, or provincial law, regulation, rule or agreement. Pictured: Northern Prairie Skink, Manitoba's only lizard, which is listed as endangered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.

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