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Can you have a pet crocodile?

Can you have a pet crocodile?

On the chance that you’re considering a gator as a pet, don’t do it. State law prohibits individuals from owning any “dangerous animal” except for those kept at a zoo, research lab, veterinary hospital, animal refuge or federally licensed exhibit. Owning an alligator is legal in some states, though.

Can I own a crocodile in Victoria?

It is not illegal to keep a saltwater crocodile in Victoria as long as the person has a wildlife licence, up to date record book and an appropriate enclosure. Under the code of practice, the private keeping of reptiles outlines the minimum enclosure standards for crocodiles kept in Victoria.

Are Crocs protected in Australia?

Crocodiles are protected in Australia. Crocodiles used to be hunted freely in northern Australia, an activity that led to their decline and eventual protection.

How much does it cost to buy a crocodile?

Want to Buy a Crocodile? One Could Be Yours for Just $1,100 – Bloomberg.

Do crocodiles poop?

How big is crocodile poop? “It’s not elephant-sized, but it’s pretty good sized,” Hall says. “You’d be surprised what comes out of their body sometimes.”

Do alligators feel pain?

Alligators are sensitive and experience pain just as we do. On one day, 500 alligators were fully conscious during slaughter. They struggled to escape as workers cut into them.

Are there crocodiles in Victoria Australia?

A freshwater crocodile has been found in the Murray River near the New South Wales-Victoria border, thousands of kilometres south of home.

Do you need a licence for a snakes in Victoria?

You must obtain a licence from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (136 186 Customer Service Centre) to keep most species of reptile in captivity. They require an owner dedicated to regular cleaning and maintenance of housing to ensure the reptile and their environment are kept healthy.

Are there alligators in Australia?

There are no alligators in Australia, only crocodiles. They can live in either fresh or saltwater and are found across much of the top coast of Australia. Both fresh and saltwater crocodiles live throughout Kakadu National Park, so if you do happen to see one, be sure to ask your guide about which species it may be.

Are crocodiles all over Australia?

Australia hosts two different species of crocodiles, both of which are native to Tropical Queensland. The freshwater crocodile (also called Johnstone’s Crocodile) is found in inland freshwater areas of the Australian tropics and occasionally in the tidal portions of rivers. They are only found in Australia.

How much is a crocodile egg worth?

A farmer can sell a high-end skin for about $1,000, while an egg can be worth about $35 to a collector. (Farmers also sell the meat, for food, and things such as claws and gall bladders for alternative medicines.)

How old can an alligator live?

American alligator: 30 – 50 years

Can you keep a saltwater crocodile as a pet in Australia?

No, nowhere in Australia are you allowed to take any wild reptile and keep it as a pet. So… I’m allowed to keep a full-blown saltwater crocodile as a pet in Victoria or the Northern Territory

Where can you find crocodiles in Western Australia?

If you are going to travel around Australia, you’ve surely heard about the risks of crocodile attacks. These frightening and fascinating animals live in the Northern part of Australia in a warm and tropical climate. You can find crocs along the north coast between Broome (Western Australia) and Rockhampton (QLD) and up to 200km inland.

Can you own a crocodile without a permit?

You can’t take or interfere with a crocodile without a permit. Permits may be given to ranger groups, shires or land managers to trap or shoot problem crocodiles where there is a clear need to do so and there is no other alternative. You can’t possess or trade in live or dead crocodiles, crocodile eggs or parts of crocodiles without a permit.

Can you own red eyed crocodile skink in Australia?

Not open for further replies. Im just curious to know because I cannot find a list that shows all the reptiles you can own in Australia If they are not wild or native in Australia, they are illegal to keep with any publicly available wildlife license I believe. Correct me if I’m wrong.