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  1. Mathews exotic pet ordinance still under reviewRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Mathews Board of Supervisors has once again postponed a public hearing on the county's proposed exotic pet ordinance.

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  2. Hollywood, the Circus, and Congress Are Fighting Over 'Tiger Selfies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Journal

    ... the law serves as a needed antidote to a patchwork of existing state regulations that fail to adequately protect exotic pets. Some states have made it illegal for people to keep big cats as pets or display them outside of an accredited zoo. But ...

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  3. Owner of lost snakes hands over three more to animal controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lower Township Gazette

    ... a placement for them. Ernst said the zoo would like to get the message out to people that they should not keep exotic pets. He said people get these animals, such as snakes, tortoises, and parrots, and they live a long time. Ernst said it's not fair ...

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  4. Cats stuck in trees? It's a myth, says animal rescuer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Portsmouth Today

    ... in regard to incidents involving animals, with both agricultural stock animals and horses, to pets and exotic pets, reptiles, as well as dangerous dogs that are used to protect properties which firefighters are required to enter to put out a blaze. ...

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  5. Sheriff: Exotic pet owners should post warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Pickens Sentinel

    Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is asking residents who own dangerous exotic animals to voluntarily place a sign on their door to warn law enforcement and emergency personnel of their existence.

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  6. Lizard Wearing Cowboy Hat Riding Tortoise Like A HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Hedonistica

    Because this is the internet and the internet is magic-- "But I though friendship was magic."

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  7. Considering chinchillasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Examiner.com

    Chinchillas are a relatively unexplored pet option for many, which make them quite interesting for exotic pet owners who enjoy a challenge.

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  8. Daily Bucket: Florida's Invaders--The Green IguanaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Daily Kos

    ... of photos. :) Florida is the land of invasive species. Because of our status as a center for the importing of exotic pets and houseplants from overseas, and our neo-tropical climate, we have been invaded by everything from kudzu plants to Burmese ...

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  9. Local Couple Creates Controversy With Pet AlligatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | CBS Local

    ... Township. That's about 1,000 yards from the Burgettstown Borough line. The borough has an ordinance against exotic pets. Smith Township is working on an ordinance, primarily for chickens and feral cats. "Alligators are fast. There's a creek going ...

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  10. 5-foot-long pet alligator staying with Burgettstown manRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | WPXI

    Is it a danger next door or a friendly neighborhood pet? Burgettstown said a 5-foot-long alligator is safe to stay.

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  11. Snakes alive... but no hamstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Blackpool Today

    ... we're trying to promote big snakes for people who aren't familiar with them. "More people have gone for more exotic pets in the last few years because the technology's available so there's less strain on taking them from the wild, and you can give ...

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  12. Reptile rescue expert's warning over exotic pet ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    THE founder of a reptile rescue charity has urged people to be certain of their commitment before adopting an exotic animal as a pet.

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  13. Exotic Pet: a snake at the reptile day in DarlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    THE founder of a reptile rescue charity has urged people to be certain of their commitment before adopting an exotic animal as a pet.

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  14. Lion-Its Whats for DinnerRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Examiner.com

    Believe it or not, lion meat is now being served in restaurants. Already the innocent victims of ineffable abuse, exotic pet owners often dispose of their unwanted former toys and sell them for slaughter.

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  15. WISH PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... equipped to handle these types of animals at all," Peckinpaugh said. Peckinpaugh said Muncie has a strict ban on exotic pets, including snakes and alligators. Police said the owner won't face criminal charges, but he will be cited for violating the ...

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  16. Salem woman saves pet 'dragon' with CPRRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | OregonLive.com

    ... she said she thought he was dead but tried CPR anyway. Mark Burgess , an Oregon veterinarian who specializes in exotic pets, told the Statesman he thought Dolezal's efforts may have saved the little guy's life.

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  17. Man lived with 600 animals in strip mall storefrontMan lived with 600 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... where a man was living. But because Goronzick had an alligator, he violated a local ordinance banning certain exotic pets, Peckinpaugh said. Indiana law allows alligators up to 5 feet long without a permit. Muncie Building Commissioner Craig Nichols ...

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  18. muncie-animal3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... equipped to handle these types of animals at all," Peckinpaugh said. Peckinpaugh said Muncie has a strict ban on exotic pets, including snakes and alligators. Police said the owner won't face criminal charges, but he will be cited for violating the ...

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  19. Authorities seize man's 632 'pets'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | The Star Press

    ... Goronzick to vacate the premises. Possession of the alligator specifically violates a city ordinance concerning exotic pets, Peckinpaugh said. Department of Natural Resources officers came to the site to inspect the four turtles, but apparently ... 1 comment

  20. Hundreds of mice, exotic animals found in Muncie buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... face criminal charges, but instead, several city ordinance violations, because Muncie has very strict rules for exotic pets. All of the animals will stay at the animal shelter until workers can find the best homes for them. Police say an SUV that ...

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