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Zanesville Ohio Animals

Virginia Could Ban Rhinos As Pets

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Rex Springston | Posted 12.25.2012 | DC

HENRICO, Va. -- Time could be running out for you to get that special gorilla or rhino for your home. A state panel on Wednesday proposed expanding t...

Ohio Doing Right by Animals

Will Travers | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Will Travers

No one should be allowed ever to "own" a wild animal. Wildlife belong in the wild and no one should ever put the animals or the public at risk by trying to confine them in a zoo, circus, backyard or home.

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.

Animal Massacre in Ohio: The Horrible Fate of the "Zanesville 49"

Marc Bekoff | Posted 12.25.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

It's too late to bring these animals back and give them the life they deserved. But one thing that can and must be done is to implement regulations and laws about the keeping of exotic animals.

How You Can Help Surviving Animals From Ohio Farm Tragedy

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

Though the Columbus Zoo has now taken in the sole six survivors from the Zanesville, Ohio, farm tragedy, the animals still need additional help. No...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week brought us the latest episode of a certain reality show in which semi-famous people compete not to get voted off by dancing around, falling down, and generally making fools of themselves. I'm talking, of course, about the GOP debate in Las Vegas, which featured an intense, Spanish-flavored tango performed by Mitt Romney and Rick Perry (Romney, with his firm grip on Perry's shoulder, was clearly doing the leading). Elsewhere, in landscapes as disparate as Zanesville, Ohio and Sirte, Libya, armed gunmen hunted down and killed their prey -- the wild beasts on the run from the Muskingum County Animal Farm generating far more sympathy than the deposed (and despised) former dictator, whose death did nothing to answer the vexing question of how to actually spell his name, leaving obit writers everywhere to choose between Gaddafi, Qaddafi, Kadafi, Gadhafi, Gadafy, and the Man with the Golden Gun.

After Ohio Zoo Disaster, PETA Targets... Matt Damon?

Posted 12.22.2011 | Entertainment

Cameron Crowe's upcoming film, "We Bought A Zoo," features the story of a single dad, played by Matt Damon, who, searching for a way to bring his frac...

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...