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New York Consolidated Laws, Environmental Conservation Law - ENV § 11-0511. Possession and transportation of wildlife

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Subject to the provisions of section 11-0512 of this article, no person shall, except under a license or permit first obtained from the department containing the prominent warning notice specified in subdivision nine of section 11-0917 of this article, possess, transport or cause to be transported, imported or exported any live wolf, wolfdog, coyote, coydog, fox, skunk, raccoon, venomous reptile, endangered species designated pursuant to section 11-0535 of this title, species named in section 11-0536 of this title or other species of native or non-native live wildlife or fish where the department finds that possession, transportation, importation or exportation of such species of wildlife or fish would present a danger to the health or welfare of the people of the state, an individual resident or indigenous fish or wildlife population.  Environmental conservation officers, forest rangers and members of the state police may seize every such animal possessed without such license or permit.  No action for damages shall lie for such seizure, and disposition of seized animals shall be at the discretion of the department.

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