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Washington Revised Code Title 77. Fish and Wildlife § 77.15.192. Definitions

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The definitions in this section apply throughout RCW 77.15.194 through 77.15.198.

(1) “Animal” means any nonhuman vertebrate.

(2) “Body-gripping trap” means a trap that grips an animal's body or body part.  Body-gripping trap includes, but is not limited to, steel-jawed leghold traps, padded-jaw leghold traps, Conibear traps, neck snares, and nonstrangling foot snares.  Cage and box traps, suitcase-type live beaver traps, and common rat and mouse traps are not considered body-gripping traps.

(3) “Person” means a human being and, where appropriate, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a government, or a governmental instrumentality.

(4) “Raw fur” means a pelt that has not been processed for purposes of retail sale.

(5) “Animal problem” means any animal that threatens or damages timber or private property or threatens or injures livestock or any other domestic animal.

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