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Exotic Pets Ban Moving Forward

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state legislator said Wednesday that he hopes a bill that would ban new ownership of exotic pets will prevent situations suc...

Zoo Owner's Disturbing Message Said Before Setting Loose Exotic Animals And Killing Self

AP | By JOHN SEEWER | Posted 01.05.2012 | Green

TOLEDO, Ohio -- A debt-ridden man distraught over marital problems and deep in debt told one of his farmhands the night before he released a menagerie...

Two Options for "Exotic" -- A Slow Death or a Fast Death

Ken White | Posted 01.03.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We need laws to protect both wild animals and people from what happens when those animals are kept where they do not belong by a species which is frighteningly often incapable of taking care of itself.

Wife Of Man Who Set Exotic Pets Free Wants To Reclaim Surviving Animals From Zoo

AP | KANTELE FRANKO and ANN SANNER | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Six exotic animals that were among dozens freed by their suicidal owner and survived a big-game hunt by sheriff's deputies with...

Tragedy in Ohio Highlights Urgent Need for Action on Exotics

Michael Markarian | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

Many states have turned into the wild west for exotic animal ownership -- we need to have better rules in place to prevent tragedies like the one in Ohio last week.

TV Personality Urges Tough Rules On Exotic Animals In Ohio

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jack Hanna has urged a state panel to draw up strict rules for owning exotic animals in Ohio, where a man set loose more than 5...

WATCH: Celebrities Who Have Owned Exotic And Unusual Pets

Posted 12.22.2011 | Green

After the incident in Ohio this past week that left nearly 50 exotic animals dead, some have called into question the rules behind owning exotic pets....

Ohio Man Reportedly Traded Guns For Exotic Animals

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JOHN SEEWER | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — An owner of dozens of wild animals who freed them before committing suicide this week was an avid gun collector who had trade...

Was Killing Dozens Of Loose Exotic Animals The 'Right Thing' To Do?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Christian | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

Killing scores of exotic animals after they were set free from a farm in Zanesville, Ohio on Tuesday night was the right thing to do, according to Dir...