USZA Wildlife Classifications for Captive Animals

Class I:

  1. Chimpanzees (genus Pan)
  2. Gorillas (genus Gorilla)
  3. Gibbons (genus Hylobates)
  4. Drills and mandrills (genus Mandrillus)
  5. Orangutans (genus Pongo)
  6. Baboons (genus Papaio)
  7. Siamangs (genus Symphalangus)
  8. Gelada baboons (genus Theropithecus)
  9. Snow leopards (Panthera uncia)
  10. Leopards (Panthera pardus)
  11. Jaguars (Panthera onca)
  12. Tigers (Panthera tigris)
  13. Lions (Panthera leo)
  14. Bears (family Ursidae)
  15. Rhinoceros (family Rhinocerotidae)
  16. Elephants (family Elephantidae)
  17. Hippopotamuses (family Hippopotamidae)
  18. Cape buffalos (Syncerus caffer caffer)
  19. Crocodiles (except dwarf and Congo)
  20. Gavials (family Gavialidae)
  21. Black caimans (Melanosuchus niger)
  22. Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis)

Class II

  1. Howler monkeys (genus Alouatta)
  2. Uakaris (genus Cacajao)
  3. Mangabeys (genus Cercocebus)
  4. Guenons (genus Ceropithecus)
  5. Bearded sakis (genus Chiropotes)
  6. Guereza monkeys (genus Colobus)
  7. Celebes black apes (genus Colobus)
  8. Idris (genus Indri)
  9. Macaques (genus Macaca)
  10. Langurs (genus Presbytis)
  11. Douc langurs (genus Pygathrix)
  12. Snub-nosed langurs (genus Phinopithecus)
  13. Proboscis monkeys (genus Nasalis)
  14. Servals (Leptailurus serval)
  15. European and Canadian lynx (Lynx lynx)
  16. Cougars, panthers (Puma concolor)
  17. Bobcats (Lynx rufus)
  18. Cheetahs (Acinonyx jabatus)
  19. Caracals (Caracal caracal)
  20. African golden cats (Profelis aurata)
  21. Temminck's golden cats (Profelis temmincki)
  22. Fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrina)
  23. Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis)
  24. Clouded leopards (Neofelis nebulosa)
  25. Coyotes (Canis latrans)
  26. Gray wolves (Canis lupus) (including wolf x domestic hybrids which are 25 percent or less domestic dog)
  27. Red wolves (Canis niger) (including wolf x domestic hybrids which are 25 percent or less domestic dog)
  28. Asiatic jackals (Canis aureus)
  29. Black-backed jackals (Canis mesomelas)
  30. Side-striped jackals (Canis adustus)
  31. Indian dholes (Cuon alpinus)
  32. African hunting dogs (Lycaon pictus)
  33. Wolverines (Gulo gulo)
  34. Honey badgers (Mellivora capensis)
  35. American badgers (Taxides taxus)
  36. Old World badgers (Meles meles)
  37. Binturongs (Arctictis binturong)
  38. Hyenas (all species) (family Hyaenidae)
  39. Dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis)
  40. Alligators, caimans (except American alligator) (family Alligatoridae)
  41. Ostrich (Struthio camelus)
  42. Cassowary (Casuarius spp.)

Class III

All other wildlife not listed herein.

 
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