USARK’s 2014 Constrictor Rule Comment

This letter is submitted on behalf of the United States Association of Reptile Keepers (“USARK”), in response to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (“FWS” or “Service”) reopening of the public comment period on its proposed listing of the boa constrictor, reticulated python, and three species of anaconda as injurious under the Lacey Act. 79 Fed. Reg. 35719 (June 24, 2014). USARK is a non-profit membership organization representing breeders, hobbyists, conservationists, business owners, herpetologists, and scientists who work with or in the reptile industry.