These are the dangerous animals currently kept in Portsmouth, Havant, and the surrounding area. Picture: MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP via Getty Images.

Here are the dangerous wild animals reported to be in Portsmouth, Havant and Hampshire, according to Born Free, including Chinese alligators and monocled cobras

DANGEROUS animals are present in many parts of Portsmouth and Hampshire.

Tuesday, 5th July 2022, 4:55 am

That is according to a wildlife conservation charity Born Free.

A survey conducted in 2020 revealed that 3,951 dangerous wild animals are licensed to be kept privately in the UK.

They warn that many more could be held without a licence.

Employees at the charity created an interactive map which showed the number of dangerous animals in each council area.

This covers 210 private addresses across 129 local authorities, and animals include lions, tigers, crocodilians and venomous reptiles.

Creatures being kept in local authority areas around Portsmouth including Havant Borough Council, Portsmouth City Council, Winchester City Council, Chichester District Council, Hart District Council, East Hampshire District Council, Isle of Wight Council, and New Forest District Council.

Here are the animals listed, according to the charity.

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