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26,000 Animals Rescued from Pet Wholesaler (VIDEO)

26,000 Animals Rescued from Pet Wholesaler (VIDEO)

Following a seven-month-long investigation by an undercover PETA employee, U.S. Global Exotics, a multi-million dollar importer and wholesaler of exotic “pets”, was shut down. In December, more than 26,000 animals were seized from the facility in Arlington, Texas – the largest animal seizure in history.  

Veterinarians and other experts from around the country flew to Arlington to set up a rescue facility where the animals were nursed back to health. 

See the before and after pictures of the rescued animals.

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Photo credit: csontoslea 

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11:58PM PST on Feb 27, 2012

Thank you for the news.

12:13PM PST on Feb 3, 2011

Exceptional responce: who is tracking the money. This is a perfect place for a volunteer to have a look!!
Thank you Gina

9:30PM PDT on Oct 27, 2010

tooo many animals. great they were rescued. i hope they are ok now.

8:10PM PDT on Aug 10, 2010

Omg im so glad all these animals Were rescued :D thank god. hope their doing good.

2:56PM PDT on Aug 9, 2010

Great job! Glad to see all those animals rescued!

3:34PM PDT on Jul 30, 2010

Great job! I wish they could shut them all down. Give these furry angels a chance and stop all the overbreeding. There are over 200,000 animals out there looking for homes. Stop Breeding. Take care of what we have. We are THEIR voice.

11:39AM PDT on Jul 28, 2010

I,m glad the animals were rescued.

8:36AM PDT on Jul 28, 2010

I am so glad to hear those animals were rescued. I don't know much about PETA so I can't comment on them.

7:24AM PDT on Jul 26, 2010

bless all involved and for the hard work they have done. to save so many without a voice is truly a great feat. the world needs more people like you. peace to all:)

7:52PM PDT on Jul 25, 2010

Great investigation

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