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The Department of Wildlife Resources warns the public that keeping wild animals as pets could result in citations.

The Department of Wildlife Resources warns the public that keeping wild animals as pets could result in citations.
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DWR conservation officers received a report on March 2 of a family keeping four pet raccoons at their home in Roosevelt. Upon further investigation, the officers discovered the animals had been brought into Utah illegally from another state when the individuals moved to the Beehive State. (Photo: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)