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Koch Brothers vs. Jack Hanna: Animals Lose

The votes are in and the animals had already lost, although that’s not how it’s being widely reported. On Tuesday, May 6, voters in Franklin County, Ohio, were asked to approve an increase in public funding for the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and to make that increase permanent. Franklin County voters overwhelmingly rejected the ballot proposition. […]

Exotic Animals Returned to Ohio Concentration Camp

video platform video management video solutions video player Marian Thompson, whose late husband, Terry Thompson, all-but ensured the brutal deaths of 49 so-called “exotic” animals in Ohio last year, is expected to welcome home the creatures who survived the October 18, 2011, Zanesville Massacre. The Columbus Dispatch has reported that “Terry Thompson’s farm near Zanesville […]

Owning Exotic Animals Remains Legal in Ohio

It’s been nearly four months since Terry Thompson let dozens of animals out of his state-sanctioned concentration camp and into policemen’s gun sights. While Mr. Thompson all-but ensured the brutal executions of 49 “exotic animals” by Muskingum County, Ohio, Sheriff Matthew Lutz’s trigger-happy henchmen before killing himself on October 18, 2011, state lawmakers made the […]

Exotic Animals in Ohio Released, Shot Dead

Had an Ohio concentration camp comandante not, in his final moments, ensured the extermination of numerous animals, his apparent suicide would have come as welcome news. While the world is a better place without the late Terry Thompson, who liberated dozens of imprisoned animals — all but guaranteeing their deaths at the hands of local […]

Lion Doesn’t Attack Trainer

Imagine how disappointed I was when reports of a lion “attacking” a trainer in Las Vegas turned out to be greatly exaggerated. I watched the YouTube video captured by Montana newlyweds Titus and Drew Ellis. “Oh, sweet schadenfreude,” I may or may not have said aloud, waiting for the magnificent cat to eviscerate the trainer. […]