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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-41 > Chapter-14 > Statute-41-14-2

41-14-2. Possession of protected bird, animal, or fish as prima facie evidence of state ownership. The possession or control by any person of any bird, animal, or fish, or any part of any bird, animal, or fish, the killing of which is at any time prohibited, is prima facie evidence that the bird, animal, or fish was the property of this state at the time it was caught, taken, or killed, and that it was caught, taken, or killed in this state.

Source: SDC 1939, § 25.0416; SL 1969, ch 100; SL 2009, ch 206, § 70.