Quote Originally Posted by Peregrinus View Post
Whether or not raptors- wild taken or captive-bred- are private property was settled long ago, so there's no need to re-hash it here. (Hint: they are).
Hint: In the case of the Tule Elk and the Los Angeles Zoo the court ruled that no matter how many generations removed from the original wild stock native wild animals are property of the state held in stewardship by the organization in possession.

Thomas of the Desert