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Terry Thompson

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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

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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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Ohio Sheriff: Monkey Possibly Eaten By Cat

Late Wednesday, the Muskingum County Sheriff said he believes none of the animals which escaped from the animal farm in Zanesville, Ohio, are still on the loose.

10/20/2011