You cannot sell skin or part of any fully protected, rare or endangered species of fish, reptile, bird or mammal. You cannot sell skin or part of any migratory bird covered by the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act or the Bald Eagle Act without U.S. UU. Buying, selling or trading fur products will be illegal in California under AB 44, which also makes it illegal to breed animals for their fur.
You can't sell taxidermy in Maryland, unless you're a taxidermist selling a work that wasn't picked up. AB 1260 will ban the importation for sale of specimens or any part (including skins) of lizards, hippos, iguanas and several other exotic species starting in January. If the fish comes from a legal and private source, it is the taxidermist's responsibility to have sufficient evidence or source. As long as the specimen still has its marks (when harvested), there are no restrictions on parts that have undergone taxidermy.
If the animal was dissected in Wyoming or was imported for a temporary display, it doesn't need a game tag, but out-of-state specimens need documentation from the state they came from or need an interstate game tag. It is illegal to possess, with the intention of selling or selling, within the state, the corpse, or any part or product thereof, of any species or subspecies of any fish, bird, mammal, amphibian, reptile, mollusc, invertebrate or plant, the importation of which is illegal under the Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Title 16, Code of the United States, Sec. The Lacey Act is one of those “general laws” that prohibits the sale of fish or wildlife that has been illegally taken, possessed, transported or sold. Kelly said that illegal wildlife marketing in the state of California from a monetary point of view is second only to illegal drug sales that occur in the state.
Any stuffed animal is allowed, provided that it has been legally obtained, is not endangered, or restricted or protected by the federal government.
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