(1) The department finds that the following species, hybrids, or viable gametes (ova and semen), are detrimental to existing wildlife and their habitats through nonspecific genetic dilution, habitat degradation or competition caused by feral populations of escaped game farm animals. The following is a list of prohibited species:

(a) In the family Bovidae, all members of the following genera and hybrids thereof:

(i) Subfamily Caprinae:

(A) Rudicapra (chamois);

(B) Hemitragus (tahr);

(C) Capra (goats, ibexes--except domestic goat, Capra hircus);

(D) Ammotragus (Barbary sheep or Aoudad); and

(E) Ovis (only the mouflon species, Ovis musimon);

(ii) Subfamily Hippotraginae:

(A) Oryx (oryx and gemsbok); and

(B) Addax (addax);

(iii) Subfamily Reduncinae:

(A) Redunca (reedbucks);

(b) In the family Cervidae, all of the following species and hybrids thereof:

(i) Red deer (Cervus elaphus elaphus);

(ii) Axis deer (Axis axis);

(iii) Rusa deer (Cervus timorensis);

(iv) Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor);

(v) Sika deer (Cervus nippon); and

(vi) Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus and Capreolus pygarus);

(c) All wild species in the family Suidae (Russian boar, European boar) and hybrids thereof; and

(d) In the family Tayassuidae, the collared peccary (javelina) (Tayassu tajacu) and hybrids thereof.

History: 87-4-422, MCA; IMP, 87-4-424, MCA; NEW, 1999 MAR p. 79, Eff. 1/15/99.