Police Hunt Down Dozens Of Exotic Animals On Loose From Wildlife Preserve
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ZANESVILLE, OH - OCTOBER 19: A sign warns passing motorists about exotic animals on the loose from a wildlife preserve Oct. 19, 2011 in Zanesville, Ohio. Muskingum County Animal Farm owner Terry Thompson was found dead Tuesday evening after deputies received calls reporting wild animals on the loose west of Zanesville. The preserve kept exotic animals such as lions, tigers, cheetahs, wolves, bears, giraffes and camels. Authorities said that approximately 30 of the 48 animals from the farm were shot and killed as a team of more than 50 officials patrolled the area Tuesday night.