09 Mar '12, 10pm

Exotic Animal Ban Considered in Ohio | Care2 Healthy Living

Exotic Animal Ban Considered in Ohio | Care2 Healthy Living

State Senator Troy Balderson , a Zanesville Republican, has introduced legislation that would ban new ownership of exotic animals. Current owners of lions, tigers and other large animals would face new requirements, such as obtaining a special permit, stronger cages, microchipping animals, and obtaining insurance. Also, convicted felons would not be allowed to obtain the special permits for exotic animal ownership. The Zanesville man (Terry Thompson) who set his large exotic animals free before committing suicide, would not have been allowed to own them if Balderson’s legislation had been in effect because he was a felon and would not have passed the background check. His actions led to the deaths of many large predators, some of which were endangered, including 18 Bengal tigers. (Only about 2,500 of them are left in the wild and they are in a decline.) At his farm, Thomps...

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 8pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6pm

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 4am

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care2.com 09 Mar '12, 6pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 12am

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care2.com 11 Mar '12, 12am

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 7pm

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care2.com 10 Mar '12, 9pm

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