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Dianne Ly
- 904 days ago -
Meghan Mogensen, former director of the Reston Zoo at 1228 Hunter Mill Road in Reston, Va. will serve 30 days in jail for animal cruelty in the drowning death of a parma wallaby last January.

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Bill K. (14)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 5:41 pm
hopefully they'll put her in a cage so people can pay to see her and throw peanuts at her

Michelle Roesch (5)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 5:47 pm

Dianne Lynn Elko (752)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 7:15 pm

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 5, 2013, 8:19 pm
Poor little Parmesan. Subjected to exploitation in a zoo and not even able to enjoy the freedom he deserved. If that's not enough, his captor is this evil woman. What a terrifying, cruel death. And 30 days is justice? Disgusting. Add to that, she will be ALLOWED to work in zoos and sanctuaries in the future. Beyond belief.

Manel Dias (20)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:17 am
After the jail term when she is out some one should drown her too. Who needs such cruel bitches in a zoo. How on earth this vermin became a zoo Director?? Push her into a drainage or a sewer & make sure her face will never surface again on this planet earth.

Christeen Anderson (627)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 12:38 am
This wasn't enough punishment. Make the crime fit the time.

Danuta Watola (1244)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:07 am

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 3:07 am
it can only go downhill from here for that bitch.

Jan Garen (81)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 4:25 am
Glad to see this publicised.

Debbie Williamson (296)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:43 am

Mike H. (243)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 10:56 am
She is a zoo director? Pathetic!

aj E. (164)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 11:01 am

deb s. (145)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:32 pm
Only i month and she was the director I think we can do better than that to make our stand for the suffering and cruelty done to these animals she deserves more of a sentence and be made an example of for others to take note don't be cruel to animals period!

Christine Stewart (133)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 5:58 pm
A month in jail for sadistically drowning an animal with an injured eye? No contact with any animals of any kind, if that's what she's going to do for an animal with a minor injury!

Richelle Rausch (43)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 6:12 pm
She should get more than a month in jail. She should never be able to work around animals. And the Reston zoo should be checked out by somenoe who has authority, yet cares about other living beings.

iveta cer (64)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:37 pm
Absolutely horrible !!!

Laurie Greenberg (11)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 7:47 pm
She should never be allowed to work around animals again and should not be allowed to have pets. What a cruel woman!

Karen R. (87)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:14 pm
She should not be aloud to work or own animals!

Ingrid A. (532)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:25 pm
30 days get real.

rene davis (74)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 8:35 pm
B -ARCH! RIP Parmesan .

. (7)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 9:28 pm
Biatch!! She should never be allowed around animals again.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 11:39 pm
R.I.P Parmesan.

Nimue P. (313)
Monday January 7, 2013, 12:49 am

Jim Phillips (3200)
Monday January 7, 2013, 1:11 am
Virginia zoo director Meghan Mogensen has been banned from making any future decisions in the care of animals at any zoo or sanctuary.

Meghan should have gotten more than just 30 days in jail.

Ty, Dianne.


Elaine Al Meqdad (258)
Monday January 7, 2013, 2:27 am
Noted! Heartrendingly saddened by this kind of news.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 7, 2013, 3:17 am
Who has no mercy for the animal has no mercy for humans ,Noted ,Thanks .

Mónica Ayuga (109)
Monday January 7, 2013, 4:56 am
Un mes de condena es poco tiempo para el asesinato de un animal y además con sufrimiento innecesario !!!

Natasha Salgado (627)
Monday January 7, 2013, 6:13 am
This is exactly why animal atrocities will continue in all corners of this planet. Despite this women's actions which reulted in a murdered animal,she gets only 1 month in jail and by all accounts,is actually able to return to the same zoo she worked at??? How does this case help curb animal cruelty? Seems to me that it's open season for all animals..she needs a labotomy.

Natalie V. (27)
Monday January 7, 2013, 3:29 pm
noted :-/

Amy E. (66)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:30 am
30 is not enough! She should not be allowed to work at the Zoo again.

Barbara Erdman (63)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 3:28 pm
Noted Dianne :-0 :0 !!! Tnx

Wendy F. (45)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 11:50 am
Noted, thanks.
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