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Ferae naturae

The term “ferae naturae” is a Latin phrase that means “wild animals” or “of a wild nature” in English. This term is mostly used in legal and environmental contexts to refer to animals that are naturally wild and have not been domesticated. These animals are not under human control or ownership and usually reside in their natural habitats. In legal terms, there may be differences in property rights and regulations regarding ferae naturae animals as compared to those of domesticated animals.

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