Here's Where You Can Legally Own a Wolf

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Oct. 3 2013 9:26 AM

Here's Where You Can Legally Own a Wolf

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Want to buy a wolf? You're out of luck in New York, Maryland, California and the other orange-colored states on this map that completely ban private ownership of wild exotic animals. The blue and green colored states allow some ownership of some exotic animals under certain circumstances. And the gray ones—from very conservative Alabama to politically moderate Wisconsin and Ohio—have basically no restrictions.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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