According to Denmark’s Statutory Order on Private Persons Keeping of Certain Animals, etc., no animal species that may present a danger or that is particularly difficult to keep in a manner conducive to animal welfare, and that is on the list provided in Annex 1 of the notice, may be kept by a private person. According to that list, all species of predators are banned from private ownership, with certain exceptions that do not include big cats.
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 Bekendtgørelse om privates hold af særlige dyr m.v. [Statutory Order on Private Persons Keeping of Certain Animals, etc.] (Dec. 12, 2002, in force Jan. 1, 2003), Statutory Order No. 1021, ch. 2, § 3, Retsinformation.dk, https://www.rets information.dk/Forms/R0710.aspx?id=1447. Statutory Order No. 1021 was last amended by Statutory Order No. 1498 (Dec. 20, 2004, in force Feb. 1, 2005), Retsinformation.dk, https://www.retsinformation.dk/Forms/R0710.aspx?id=1909.
 Id., Annex 1. For a list in English of Danish regulations related to fauna and flora, see Regulation Relevant to Alien Species - Denmark (DK), NOBANIS (European Network on Invasive Alien Species), http://www.nobanis. org/Regulations_DK.asp (last visited June 4, 2013).
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