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Court Affirms Ban On Interstate Commerce of Injurious Species

On April 7, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling in favor of the U.S. Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK), lifting restrictions on interstate commerce of injurious species listed under the Lacey Act. In 2013, USARK filed litigation against the U.S. Department of the Interior challenging the 2012 U.S. Fish and Wildlife rule which listed four pythons and one anaconda — Burmese pyth ...[Read More]