Is it illegal to have a gerbil in California? That's what it says on wikipedia
Yes, it is in fact illegal to own a gerbil in both Hawaii and California. This is mainly because they are wild animals and both states are agricultural states and if they get loose they can really do some damage. You can read more about it here: http://www.bigsiteofamazingfacts.com/why-is-it-illegal-to-own-gerbils-as-pets-in-california-and-is-it-unlawful-to-keep-other-animals-like-alligators
Funny, I just posted this link earlier today!http://law.onecle.com/california/fish/2118.htmlInvasive species can destroy native habitats and agriculture.