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1 In 3 Who Own Exotic Animals In Ohio Lacks Permit

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 06.26.2014 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — About one in three owners of exotic animals still lacks a permit more than three months after a state law requiring it went in...

Hide Your Picnic Baskets: Ohio Bears LOVE Doughnuts, Hot Dogs

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 09.22.2013 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It turns out doughnuts, dog food and Gatorade are bear necessities. At least those were the preferred foods of Dewey, a 400-po...

Widow To Retrieve Exotic Animals From Ohio Zoo

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five exotic animals are back on the eastern Ohio farm where they lived months ago before their owner abandoned them and releas...

Ohio Group Proposes Ban On Exotic Animals

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A study group on Monday proposed that Ohio ban new ownership of venomous snakes, monkeys, tigers and other dangerous animals wi...

Neighbor Of Exotic Pet Farm In Ohio Faced Close Encounter With Lion Before It Was Killed

AP | By KANTELE FRANKO and ANN SANNER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A neighbor said he'd rather not have six surviving exotic animals returned to the neighboring Ohio farm where an owner killed himsel...

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...

Tattooing To Help Surviving Exotic Animals In Ohio

AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Green

ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- People getting tattoos have helped the surviving exotic animals from an Ohio farm where the owner opened the cages and then killed...

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...

Puzzling Details Emerge On Ohio Man Who Freed Exotic Animals, Then Killed Self

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and ANN SANNER | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green

ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- The exotic-animal owner who killed himself after turning loose dozens of lions, tigers and other beasts was deep in debt, and a fe...

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...