Laws & Regulations
Here's a few of the species that are illegal to possess and sell in the State of California.
Axolotls Ambystoma mexicanum
Tiger Salamanders Ambystoma tigrinum
Spotted Salamanders Ambystoma maculatum
Mole Salamanders Ambystoma opacum
Water Snakes Nerodia sp.
Common Snapping Turtles Chelydra serpentina
Alligator Snapping Turtles Macrochelys temminckii
Exotic venomous snakes (i.e. Pit Vipers, Cobras etc)
|For a Detailed overview of California Restricted Species please visit this LINK
|For a Detailed overview of California State Laws regarding Native reptiles and amphibians please visit this LINK
Any questions regarding the legalities of any animals should be taken directly to:
|*Please note that individual cities and counties may have their own regulations as well.