Deleterious Exotic Animals

 
Idaho has special requirements for deleterious exotic animals – animals which have been determined by ISDA to be dangerous to the environment, livestock, agriculture, or wildlife of the state.  These animals and hybrids of these animals are regulated under IDAPA 02.04.27, “Rules Governing Deleterious Exotic Animals.”  Before purchasing, breeding, importing or in any other way possessing a deleterious exotic animal in the state of Idaho, you will need to complete a possession permit and contact Animal Industries at (208) 332-8540.
 
The following are considered deleterious exotic animals in the state of Idaho:
 

Birds

Canidae

Cervidae

Felidae

Insectivores

Marsupials

Non-Human Primates

Ovidae

Procyonidae

Rodentia

Suidae

Tayassuidae