Oregon Statutes - Chapter 498 - Hunting, Angling and Trapping Regulations; Miscellaneous Wildlife Protective Measures - Section 498.029 - Purchase, sale or exchange of fox, skunk or raccoon prohibited; exceptions.

(1) No person shall offer for sale, trade, barter or exchange as a household pet any fox, skunk or raccoon.

(2) An animal specified in subsection (1) of this section may be offered for sale, trade, barter or exchange to a public park, zoo, museum or educational institution for educational, medical, scientific or exhibition purposes if the organization possesses a permit from the State Fish and Wildlife Commission. The commission may refuse to issue a permit if the commission finds that the organization requesting the permit does not have physical facilities adequate to maintain the animal in health and safety and to prevent the escape of the animal from confinement. [1979 c.560 §2]

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