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In Case You Were Wondering, It’s Illegal To Keep a Bear As A Pet In Connecticut

…including but not limited to the black bear, grizzly bear, or brown bear. Conn. Gen. Stat. Sec. 26-40a.

I think the penalty for keeping a bear as a pet should be having one’s head examined but the legislature opted for a fine of not more than a thousand dollars per day and all costs associated with taking the bear from the bear’s keeper.

Have a beary good weekend.


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