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Old 02-27-04, 05:01 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally posted by CHRISANDBOIDS14
Stores are exempt from those laws, they can sell a 25' retic but the buyer cannot own it! Pretty stupid huh? They need to consider what they should be allowed to keep and what not.
Want an interesting twist? Edmonton's new bylaws (as of last summer) forbid the posession of any animal (and their offspring/young) whose adult form typically exceeds 10kg.....this effectively makes boas, blood pythons, and large tortoises illegal in Edmonton, although I am sure that it was not intended to do so when it was written.

...and thanks to an accidental exemption of an exemption, gerbils are technically illegal in Alberta.
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