901:1-2-09 Nonhuman primates.

(A) Each primary enclosure shall have multiple elevated platforms that shall accommodate all animals in the enclosure simultaneously and a visual physical barrier.

(B) Sub-family - cercopithecinae; common names: guenons, vervets, baboons, macques sub-family - colobinae; common names: colobuses, langurs, proboscis monkeys, gibbons, siamangs

(1) The primary enclosure shall be constructed of a minimum of nine gauge wire mesh or the equivalent; and

(2) The primary enclosure must be a minimum of one hundred square feet, ten feet high roofed, with eight feet of useable climbing vertical height. The primary enclosure space must be increased twenty-five square feet for each additional animal.

(C) Sub-family - homininae; common names: chimpanzees, bonobos sub-family - ponginae; common name: orangutans

(1) The primary enclosure shall be constructed of steel bars, two inch galvanized pipe, masonry block or their equivalent, or six gauge chain link.

(2) The primary enclosure must be a minimum of three hundred square feet, ten feet high roofed, with eight feet of useable climbing vertical height. The primary enclosure space must be increased seventy-five square feet for each additional animal.

(D) Sub-family - gorillinae; common name: gorilla

(1) The primary enclosure shall be constructed of steel bars, two inch galvanized pipe, masonry block or their equivalent, or six gauge chain link; and

(2) The primary enclosure must be a minimum of four hundred square feet, ten feet high roofed, with eight feet of useable climbing vertical height. The primary enclosure space must be increased one hundred square feet for each additional animal.

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