USZA Wildlife Classifications for Captive Animals

Class I:

• Chimpanzees (genus Pan)
• Gorillas (genus Gorilla)
• Gibbons (genus Hylobates)
• Drills and mandrills (genus Mandrillus)
• Orangutans (genus Pongo)
• Baboons (genus Papaio)
• Siamangs (genus Symphalangus)
• Gelada baboons (genus Theropithecus)
• Snow leopards (Panthera uncia)
• Leopards (Panthera pardus)
• Jaguars (Panthera onca)
• Tigers (Panthera tigris)
• Lions (Panthera leo)
• Bears (family Ursidae)
• Rhinoceros (family Rhinocerotidae)
• Elephants (family Elephantidae)
• Hippopotamuses (family Hippopotamidae)
• Cape buffalos (Syncerus caffer caffer)
• Crocodiles (except dwarf and Congo)
• Gavials (family Gavialidae)
• Black caimans (Melanosuchus niger)
• Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis)

Class II

• Howler monkeys (genus Alouatta)
• Uakaris (genus Cacajao)
• Mangabeys (genus Cercocebus)
• Guenons (genus Ceropithecus)
• Bearded sakis (genus Chiropotes)
• Guereza monkeys (genus Colobus)
• Celebes black apes (genus Colobus)
• Idris (genus Indri)
• Macaques (genus Macaca)
• Langurs (genus Presbytis)
• Douc langurs (genus Pygathrix)
• Snub-nosed langurs (genus Phinopithecus)
• Proboscis monkeys (genus Nasalis)
• Servals (Leptailurus serval)
• European and Canadian lynx (Lynx lynx)
• Cougars, panthers (Puma concolor)
• Bobcats (Lynx rufus)
• Cheetahs (Acinonyx jabatus)
• Caracals (Caracal caracal)
• African golden cats (Profelis aurata)
• Temminck’s golden cats (Profelis temmincki)
• Fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrina)
• Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis)
• Clouded leopards (Neofelis nebulosa)
• Coyotes (Canis latrans)

• Gray wolves (Canis lupus) (including wolf x domestic hybrids which are 25 percent or less domestic dog)
• Red wolves (Canis niger) (including wolf x domestic hybrids which are 25 percent or less domestic dog)
• Asiatic jackals (Canis aureus)
• Black-backed jackals (Canis mesomelas)
• Side-striped jackals (Canis adustus)
• Indian dholes (Cuon alpinus)
• African hunting dogs (Lycaon pictus)
• Wolverines (Gulo gulo)
• Honey badgers (Mellivora capensis)
• American badgers (Taxides taxus)
• Old World badgers (Meles meles)
• Binturongs (Arctictis binturong)
• Hyenas (all species) (family Hyaenidae)
• Dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis)
• Alligators, caimans (except American alligator) (family Alligatoridae)
• Ostrich (Struthio camelus)
• Cassowary (Casuarius spp.)

Class III

• All other wildlife not listed herein.

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