2018 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 19 - Animals
Subchapter 5 - Ownership and Possession of Certain Large Carnivores
§ 20-19-508. Public contact -- Warnings of escape

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-19-508 (2018)
  • (a) The possessor of a large carnivore shall not bring a large carnivore to any commercial or retail establishment unless the possessor is bringing the large carnivore to a veterinarian clinic.

  • (b)

    • (1) If a large carnivore escapes or is released, the possessor of the large carnivore immediately shall contact the Arkansas State Game and Fish Commission and law enforcement officials of the city or county where the possessor resides to report the escape or release.

    • (2) The possessor is liable for all expenses associated with efforts to recapture the large carnivore.

  • (c) A person or an organization with a United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Exhibition Permit may take the large carnivore to schools and other exhibitions for educational or fundraising purposes.

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