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Film Wyoming Permitting & Regulations – Animal Handling

Wyoming is well known for its abundant wildlife and for the care taken by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department in protecting native species.

The Department regulates the importation of domesticated or trained exotic animals for filming purposes and a permit is required. Trained animals that may require permitting include antelope, bear, deer, elk, moose, some exotic birds and some exotic fish.

For more specific information on possession or importation of specific animals and the permit structure, contact the Wyoming Film Office or:

Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Wildlife Division
5400 Bishop Blvd.
Cheyenne, WY 82006-0001
Phone – (307) 777-4600
Fax – (307) 777-4610

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