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Exotic Animals

FILE PHOTO: An alligator is seen in the water as Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell , visits the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge in the Florida Everglades on May 1, 2013 in Boynton Beach, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Indiana Twp. Police Searching For Alligator

A police department near Pittsburgh has issued an alligator alert.

08/23/2014

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Mystery Bird Found After Going On The Run In Beaver County

A runaway rhea has been causing quite a stir in the Beaver County town of North Sewickley.

03/29/2013

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5 Escaped Exotic Animals In Ohio To Be Returned To Owner

Some of the exotic animals that escaped from a wildlife preserve in Ohio last October will be returned to their owner.

04/30/2012

Donate To Help Captured Exotic Animals

Some of the exotic animals that escaped a farm in Zanesville, Ohio, are being kept at the Columbus Zoo. For details on how to help, visit ColumbusZoo.org.

10/21/2011

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Pittsburgh Zoo’s Curator Weighs In On Zanesville Situation

There is no way to put a price tag on the value of the animals lost in Ohio. Some are endangered species and that has fueled debate about whether the animals should have been killed.

10/20/2011

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Sheriff: Owner Had Bite To Head, Possibly From Bengal Tiger

Authorities are releasing some new details today following the death of a wildlife preserve owner in Zanesville, Ohio, and the escape of dozens of exotic animals from the facility. According to the sheriff in Muskingum County, owner Terry Thompson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

10/20/2011

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Sheriff: Animals No Longer At Large

The Sheriff of Muskingum County no longer believes any animals are running at large.

10/19/2011

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Zoo Official Discusses Wild Animal Situation In Ohio

Kathy Suthard from the Pittsburgh Zoo weighs in on the situation in Ohio where nearly four dozen exotic animals were set free on Tuesday.

10/19/2011

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Lions, Tigers And Bears, Oh My

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks about the Zanesville exotic animals that were let loose on Tuesday evening.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/19/2011

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