A runaway rhea has been causing quite a stir in the Beaver County town of North Sewickley.
Some of the exotic animals that escaped from a wildlife preserve in Ohio last October will be returned to their owner.
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.
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.
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.
The Sheriff of Muskingum County no longer believes any animals are running at large.
Kathy Suthard from the Pittsburgh Zoo weighs in on the situation in Ohio where nearly four dozen exotic animals were set free on Tuesday.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks about the Zanesville exotic animals that were let loose on Tuesday evening.