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What's with grisons in Wisconsin?

Discussion in 'United States' started by birdsandbats, 31 Oct 2019.

  1. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Why does it seem every grison in North America is in Wisconsin? Both of the US zoos that keep them are in Wisconsin, and every grison I have ever seen for sale has been in Wisconsin.
     
  2. jayjds2

    jayjds2 Well-Known Member

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    There is a successful mammal importer based in the state.
     
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    birdsandbats Well-Known Member

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    Who are they and what else have they imported?
     
  4. EsserWarrior

    EsserWarrior Well-Known Member

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    I think I've seen the person you're talking about online. I believe they're named "Jim" or something like that. I've seen them with wallabies, kangaroos, kinkajous, crested porcupines, mink, and other things from him. (He must breed some of his own things, due to him not being able to import kangaroos and wallabies.)
     
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    If I had a nickel for every time someone uttered "what's with grisons in Wisconsin" in the history of the world, I would have a nickel.
     
  6. birdsandbats

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    Wisconsin is of only 3 (?) states where you don't need a license to keep a macropod.
     
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    At the school in my neighboring town - my aunt is a teacher there - and she told me that they have a lunch lady that owns a wallaby. Apparently she keeps it locked in a room all day, I guess she also put bars over the walls because it kept ripping her wallpaper off.
     
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    Just looked into and found that yes, it is indeed three states - South Carolina, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
     
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