Non-Game Animals and Exotic Species
Wyoming also classifies some animals as "non-game." This classification includes a wide variety of animals and means "all mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mollusks, crustaceans, and/or parts thereof, their viable gametes (eggs and sperm), fertilized eggs, or any hybrid or any transgenic product.
- A complete list of non-game animals in Wyoming is provided in Chapter 52 of the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission regulations.
- Non-game animals include:
- Amphibians such as certain frogs, salamanders, and toads
- Birds such as crow and magpie
- Crustaceans such as crayfish
- Some species of fish
- Some mammals such as chipmunk, prairie dog, and shrew
- Mollusks such as certain snails
- Reptiles such as certain lizards, snakes, and turtles
In Wyoming, exotic species are any wild animals not normally found in a wild, free, or unconfined status. This includes amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, mammals, mollusks, and reptiles. Examples are:
- Flying Catfish
- Red Stag