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HK Protected Wild Animals

Wild animals specified in ' Schedule 2 ' of the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance are protected by law of Hong Kong.

Wild Animals Protection Ordinance (Cap. 170) Schedule 2
Common Name Scientific Name
REPTILES
Chelonians (Turtles, terrapins, tortoises, etc.) Testudines, all species
Burmese Python Python molurus bivittatus
Water Monitor Varanus salvator
AMPHIBIANS
Hong Kong Newt Paramesotriton hongkongensis
Hong Kong Cascade Frog Amolops hongkongensis
Romer's Tree Frog Philautus romeri
INSECTS
Birdwing Butterfly Troides helena
MAMMALS
Bats Chiroptera, all species
Primates (Monkeys etc.) Primates, all species except an individual of human being
Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla
Chinese Porcupine Hystrix hodgsoni
Squirrels Sciuridae, all species of all genera
Cetaceans (Dolphins, whales, porpoises) Cetacea, all species
Common Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
Mongooses
Masked Palm Civet
Small Indian Civet
Large Indian Civet
Herpestes, all species
Paguma larvata
Viverricula indica
Viverra zibetha
Otter
Chinese Ferret Badger
Lutra lutra
Melogale moschata
Leopard Cat Felis bengalensis
Dugongs Dugong, all species
Reeves' Muntjac Barking Deer Muntiacus reevesi
BIRDS
All wild birds Aves, all species


(Replaced L.N. 182 of 1992)

 
 
 
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