(B) - Closure of Commercial Trade in Box Turtles
No Breeder/Dealer permist after 9/1/04 for any importationa, propagation, sale, transfer, barter, or distribution of box turtles. Importation, propoagation, sale, transfer, barter, or distribution of any Terrapene is phohibited after 6/30/05

15.16 - Native Wildlife Restriction
Unlawful to possess a native species, as a personal pet, except with the following restrictions
(A) Unlawful to take or attempt to take from the wild, and possess any native species beyond the 6 per houshold cap *Excludes alligator snappers and ornate box turtles, which cannot be taken as pets
(B) Maximum of 6 commercially obtained, CB individuals of a native wildlife species. CB cannot be housed with WC animals. The owner must maintain records of ownership. If a person possesses more than 6 individuals, he must obtain a Breeder/Dealer permit.

Unlawful to import, ship, transport, or carry into the state all box turtles of genus Terrapene (effective 6/30/05)

37.07 - Aquatic Pet Restictions
Unlawful to take or attempt to take by any method, or by hand, and possess alive any aquatic wildlife species other than 6 per species per household. *Alligator snappers may not be taken or possessed

Unlawful to take, attempt to take, possess, or kill any alligator snappers or their eggs

Unlawful to import alligator snappers


Alligator Snapping Turtle Macroclemys temmincki
Common Map Turtle Graptemys geographica
Common Musk Turtle (Stinkpot) Sternotherus odoratus
Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina serpentina
Midland Smooth Softshell Apalone mutica mutica
Mississippi Map Turtle Graptemys kohnii
Mississippi Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
Missouri River Cooter Pseudemys concinna metteri
Ornate Box Turtle Terrapene ornata ornate
Ouachita Map Turtle Graptemys ouachitensis ouachitensis
Pallid Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera pallida
Southern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta dorsalis
Razorback Musk Turtle Sternotherus carinatus
Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta elegans
Three-toed Box Turtle Terrapene carolina triunguis
Western Chicken Turtle Deirochelys reticularia miaria
Western Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera hartwegi

CLINIC'S NAME:  North Hills Animal Clinic

VET'S NAME:  Marilyn Baeyens, DVM

ADDRESS 14624 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock

PHONE NUMBER (501) 227-9864

VET'S NAME:  Linda Knight

ADDRESS 5628 Old Shell Rd., Mobile

PHONE NUMBER:  (334) 342-6262