Is it legal to keep a squirrel as a pet in South Carolina?
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what pets are illegal in South Carolina?
|Examples of Prohibited Animals|
|Pennsylvania||Owning exotic pets without a permit is illegal|
|South Carolina||Coyote, wolf, tiger, lion, non-native bear, "great ape," etc. (exceptions apply to those owned and registered on or before 1/1/2018)|
|South Dakota||Non-domestic pig and raccoon-dog|
Secondly, do squirrels get attached to humans? Squirrels are one-person animals. There are some very rare exceptions, but very, very rare. They pick one person and as for the rest of the family - they either tolerate them, or show their dislike, both adults and children. It is also common for male squirrels to get attached to their human momma.
Also question is, can you keep a squirrel for a pet?
Squirrels were protected in wildlife conservation and exotic pet laws. Today, it's illegal to keep a squirrel as a pet in many states. Animal experts believe this is a good thing, because squirrels are wild animals that, despite their cuteness, should remain in the wild.
Can you keep a squirrel as a pet in PA?
That seems to be Pennsylvania's philosophy. Game animals and furbearers can't be taken from the wild to be kept as pets. This covers a wide range of animals, including squirrels.