Sen. Bob Beach

Lions, Tigers, Bears
7:12 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Dangerous Wild Animals: Who Made the List?

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When you hear the phrase “dangerous wild animals,” what image pops into your head? A lion? Tiger? Bear?

State officials are working to define what a dangerous wild animal is in order to restrict West Virginia residents from keeping them as pets. It’s an effort Sen. Bob Beach of Monongalia County said started for him in 2004 as chair of the House Agriculture committee.

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