Re: NANFA-- an article regarding the bait dealer
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 16:47:26 EST

In a message dated 3/12/04 3:49:28 PM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> In Europe we are one step ahead already: In Italy the captive maintenance
> wild type species is prohited since October 2003! I mentioned this to an
> italian friend who first thought it to be false information. Then he
> it and it came out to be true.
> In France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium it is already prohibited to maintain
> native species. Regardless what subspecies, e.g. it is not allowed to keep
> any Salamandra ssp. even if they don4t occur in that state. No S.s.
> from Portugal in Netherlands (though that subspecies is way different from
> the S.s. terrestris found there naturally).
> To be continued ... for sure! Poor next generations.
Sadly this is one reason politics, no matter how much we think they are off
topic, are really on topic for all of us.

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