Unless otherwise expressly stated or the context clearly indicates a different intention, the following terms shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings set forth in this section:
DANGEROUS ANIMAL: A. Any animal which is not naturally tame or gentle, and which is of a wild nature or disposition, and which is capable of killing, inflicting serious injury upon, or causing disease among, human beings or domestic animals and having known tendencies as a species to do so;
   B.   Any animal declared to be dangerous by the city council;
   C.   The following animals shall be deemed to be dangerous animals per se:
      1.   Lions, tigers, jaguars, leopards, cougars, lynx, and bobcats;
      2.   Wolves, coyotes, and foxes, or any mixed breed thereof;
      3.   Badgers, wolverines, weasels, skunks, and minks;
      4.   Raccoons;
      5.   Bears;
      6.   Monkeys and chimpanzees;
      7.   Bats;
      8.   Alligators and crocodiles;
      9.   Scorpions;
      10.   Snakes and reptiles that are venomous;
      11.   Snakes which are constrictors;
      12.   Gila monsters;
      13.   Pit bull dogs;
      14.   Venomous spiders and insects;
      15.   Doberman type dogs;
      16.   Opossums;
      17.   All apes, baboons, and macaques;
      18.   Piranhas.
VICIOUS ANIMAL: Any animal, except for a dangerous animal per se, as listed above, that has bitten or clawed a person or persons or has maimed or killed any domestic animal while running at large, when the attack was unprovoked, or any animal that has exhibited vicious propensities in present or past conduct, including such that said animal:
   A.   Has bitten or clawed a person or persons on two (2) separate occasions within a twelve (12) month period; or
   B.   Did bite or claw once causing injuries above the shoulders of a person; or
   C.   Could not be controlled or restrained by the owner at the time of the attack to prevent the occurrence; or
   D.   Had attacked any domestic animal or fowl on three (3) separate occasions within a twelve (12) month period. (Ord. 1995-97, 11-14-1995; amd. 2015 Code)