Animals that must be declared

Under section 68 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife This hyperlink will open in a new window. and the provisions of the Regulation respecting animals that must be declared This hyperlink will open in a new window., some animals that are found injured or dead must be declared to a wildlife protection officer, who may confiscate them.

The species that must be declared are:

  • Black bear
  • Bobcat
  • Canadian lynx
  • Caribou
  • Cougar
  • Coyote and hybrids
  • Diurnal and nocturnal birds of prey
  • Grey fox
  • Moose
  • Musk-ox
  • Polar bear
  • Virginia opossum
  • White-tailed deer
  • Wild turkey
  • Wolf and hybrids
  • Wolverine

If you find an animal that must be declared injured or dead, contact SOS Poaching – Wildlife Emergency at 1 800 463-2191.

Regulatory Information

Last update: April 18, 2024


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