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(a) No person shall keep or permit to be kept any wild animals within the Municipality.
(b) “Wild animal” means any animal other than domestic dogs and cats, which in wild state are carnivorous or which because of their nature or physical make-up, are capable of inflicting serious physical harm or death to human beings. Such animals include, but are not limited, to: bears, wolverines, lions tigers, poisonous snakes, constrictors. Also included are wild animals including but not limited to foxes, skunks, raccoons, opossums, weasels, ferrets, etc.
(c) If such wild animal has inflicted a bite wound on any person, such bite must be reported to the Health Commissioner within twenty-four hours. The animal inflicting such bite shall be impounded, as provided by Section 505.05 and the Health Commissioner shall destroy the animal and remove its head for proper testing to determine if such animal has rabies.
(d) Keeping of farm animals is prohibited within the City limits; horses are prohibited on the beach.
(e) "Farm Animal" shall mean any warm blooded animal normally raised on farms in the United States and used or intended for use as food or fiber. Such animals include but are not limited to: domestic species of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, chickens, roosters, llamas or horses.
(f) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.
(Ord. 176-02. Passed 10-21-02.)