Massachusetts General Laws Part I. Administration of the Government (Ch. 1-182) Ch. 131, § 76

Except as otherwise provided in sections four and thirty-seven , a person shall not remove or attempt to remove any mammal from any hole in a tree or in the ground, stonewall, or from within or under any ledge, stone or log;  provided, that, anyone authorized by the owner of lands may so remove a chipmunk, fox, flying squirrel, red squirrel, porcupine, skunk, weasel, wildcat or woodchuck.


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