12 Oct '17, 2pm

Lawsuit Says This "Petting Zoo" Kills Protected Wolves When They're Too Old to Cuddle #care2

Lawsuit Says This "Petting Zoo" Kills Protected Wolves When They're Too Old to Cuddle #care2

When you visit a petting zoo – or any facility that claims to promote conservation education — you expect that the animals will be well cared for and live long, happy lives. But, sadly, this is not always the case. Animal rights groups say that the animals at Fur-Ever Wild in Lakeville, Minnesota — including cougars, bobcats, lynx, foxes and gray wolves — are living in inadequate conditions and ultimately being killed for their pelts. Perhaps unaware or indifferent, visitors flock to Fur-Ever Wild for cute photo ops of their kids playing with wolf cubs and fox kits. And the gray wolves are the star attractions. You can see the wolf pups on display at the Elko Speedway in this video: Visitors seem more than willing to trade $20 for 20 minutes that might fetch them a special picture to post on Facebook. They probably have no idea that the pelt or teeth of that same cute cub ...

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