.19 Restrictions on Species.

A. The Department may restrict the rehabilitation of certain species of animals, either Statewide or in certain geographic locations, due to disease, overpopulation, or other limiting factors. The permit may be limited to certain species if determined to be in the best interest of the wildlife resource, or upon the request of the applicant.

B. Coyotes, nutria, deer, and black bear may only be rehabilitated at the discretion of the Wildlife and Heritage Service. Raccoons, skunks, foxes, and bats may only be rehabilitated in accordance with the standards set forth in the "Procedures and Guidelines for Wildlife Rehabilitators Who are Authorized to Handle Rabies-Vector Species (RVS)".