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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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Missing Man Found At Zanesville Hospital

Pittsburgh police say a missing man who was last seen in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden section has been found.

04/11/2012

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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Vet: Exotic Animals Shouldn’t Be With Private Owners

If there’s an exotic animal living in your neighborhood, give the Pa. Game Commission a call. “We will definitely look into that – that’s probably not going to be a good thing,” Pa. Game Commission Officer Gary Fujak said.

10/20/2011

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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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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

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3 Exotic Animal Preserves In Southwestern Pa.

There are at least three exotic animal preserves in southwestern Pennsylvania. So what are the rules governing these facilities?

10/19/2011

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911 Call Prompted Search For Exotic Animals In Ohio

Authorities in Ohio have released more information about the release of dozens of exotic animals. Sheriff Lutz said they were dealing with a total of 56 animals.

10/19/2011

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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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Zanesville Mayor On KDKA: Exotic Zoo Owner ‘Turned Them Loose, Shot Himself’

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Mayor Henry Zwelling about wild animals that are running loose near his town.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/19/2011

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