USDA Announces Comment Period Extension for ANPR on Handling Wild and Exotic Animals for Exhibition

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the comment period for its advance notice of proposed rulemaking on its plan to strengthen regulations regarding the handling of wild and exotic animals for exhibition, as well as the training of personnel involved in the handling of wild and exotic animals, and to establish standards addressing environmental enrichment for all regulated animals. The USDA will accept public comments through April 10, 2023.