� The Ferret Company

Californians for
Ferret Legalization

An Umbrella Organization Representing Hundreds of Thousands of Ferret Enthusiasts in California

March 19, 1997

MISINFORMATION of the Week -- No. 4 in a Series

The State of California says:

"Ferrets can and will survive in the wild in California."

Boyd Gibbons, Director
California Deptartment of Fish and Game
Letter and Ferret Fact Sheet
March 25, 1994

But others say:

"... stray ferrets do not appear capable... of establishing themselves in the wild..."

Centers for Disease Control
Veterinary Public Health Notes
October 1980

"... domestic ferrets... can survive only in captivity."

United States Public Health Service
Letter, January 28, 1986

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