Michael Gaffney

Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic animals in the county, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.

I would like to know:

- How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five years?
- How many licenses are currently issued?
- For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how many of each species?

Yours faithfully,

Michael Gaffney

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Gaffney

 

Further to your recent Freedom of Information enquiry, please our response
below.

 

- How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five
years? 2

- How many licenses are currently issued? 0

- For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how many
of each species? Please see below

 

 

Licence Number: WK/215030548, 15/01/2016-15/01/2018

 

FAMILY COMMON NAME SCENTIFIC NAME QUANTITY
Elapidae Spectacled Cobra Naja Naja 1
       
Viperidae White Lipped Trimeresurus Albolabris 1
  Western Diamondback Crotalus Atrox 1
  Puff Adder Bitis Arietaris 1
       

 

Licence Number: WK/217033347, 15/01/2018-15/01/2020

 

 

FAMILY COMMON NAME SCENTIFIC NAME QUANTITY
Elapidae Spectacled/Indian Cobra Naja naja 1
  Cape Coral Snake Aspidelaps lubricus 1
  Monacled Cobra Naja kaouthia 1
  Indochinese Spitting Cobra Naja siamensis 1
Viperidae White Lipped Pit Viper Trimeresurus albolabris 1
  Western Diamondback Crotalus atrox 1
  Gaboon Viper Bitis rhinoceros 2
  Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix 2
laticinctus
  Saw Scaled Viper Echis carinatus 1
sochureki
  Brazilian Lancehead Bothrops moojeni 1
  Tropical Rattlesnake Crotalus durissus 1
Heloderma Gila Monster Heloderma suspectum 1
  Beaded Lizard Heloderma horridum 2
Alligatoridae Spectacled Caiman Caiman Crocodilus 1
Buthidae Fattail scorpion Androctonus australis 1
  Death Stalker scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus 1

 

 

We trust this information is of interest to you.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Lynette Paterson

Principal Information Management Officer

Wirral Council

Treasury Building

Cleveland Street

Birkenhead

Wirral

CH41 1AH

 

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