901:1-2-08 Order - crocodilia; family - alligatoridae (excluding dwarf caiman); family - crocodylidae; family - gavilidae.

(A) Outdoor enclosures shall be constructed of at least nine gauge chain link or equivalent;

(B) Indoor enclosures shall be constructed of at least nine gauge chain link or equivalent. Sleeping perches shall be provided;

(C) The dry space in the primary enclosure must be two and half times the length and width as the largest animal in the enclosure. All animals must be able to stretch out without touching each other; and

(D) The water space in the primary enclosure must be two times the length of the largest animal in the enclosure and the animal must be able to submerge at least six inches under water. All animals must be able to submerge at the same time without touching each other.

Effective: 02/25/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/25/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 935.17
Rule Amplifies: 935.04 , 935.17