If you visit public parks, you might have seen these sign boards..
Yes, it is a crime to dump your pets in public water bodies or any land..
The animals, small or big are likely to reproduce uncontrollably.....causing serious damage to the ecological balance......
Many rivers, lakes, and woodlands of the US are battling the exotic, invasive species boom...like
Burmese pythons, Tegu, Nutria, Norway rat, Feral hogs, European starling, Lionfish, Northern snakehead, Emerald ash borer, Brown marmorated stink bug, among a list of others.