Ohio Plans to Take In Confiscated Exotic Pets

Ohio Plans to Take In Confiscated Exotic Pets GRAHM S. JONES | COLUMBUS ZOO AND AQUARIUMOne of the leopards that survived after Terry W. Thompson freed his personal menagerie near Zanesville last fall. Ohio officials are planning a multimillion-dollar facility on the...

Was cougar killed in Minnesota wild- or captive-born?

Published December 12 2009 DNR: Bemidji cougar’s origin still unknown DNA testing continues on a young male cougar killed by a car Sept. 18 in Bemidji, but early indications may be that a stranger was in our midst. By: Sarah Smith, Park Rapids Enterprise DNA testing...

Pennsylvania town passes exotic pet ordinance

Freeland’s exotic pets expelled by ordinance By AMANDA CHRISTMAN (Staff Writer)Published: December 4, 2009 If you live in Freeland and have a pet puma – or any other animal considered exotic – you’ll have to pay a fee or find it a new home....