USDA APHIS proposed rule changes for Class C licensees regarding animal classifications (danger to handlers and the public), classifying different types of human-animal interactions, staff training, and environmental enrichment. Public comments will be accepted until 3/10/23.
United States: APHIS Initiates Rulemaking On Handling Of Wild And Exotic Animals
The window to submit comments regarding African elephant importations has been extended to March 20th.
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revision to the Section 4(d) Rule for the African Elephant