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Horse Escapes Prompt Concerns About Zanesville Exotic Animal Farm

Offbeat  (tags: ohio wild animal, wild animals, gunned down, murdered, horses, loose, concern, sheriff )

- 2609 days ago -
Law enforcement officials on Monday said that they were concerned about the recent escape of horses from an exotic animal farm. Horses escaped three days in a row at the farm, owned by Marian Thompson. Nearly 50 exotic animals were shot and killed


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Suzanne L (89)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 9:23 am
Someone in authority needs to investigate this property to make sure it's safe for the animals.

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 9:39 am
this photo actiually look terrible!!!!!!!!! it look like slauterhouse. iam very afraid. somebody should investigate. they may be death by now.

jennifer t (41)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 2:51 pm
I am most concerned for these animals.The authorities need to urgently investigate.This is vey suss

Nancy Roussy (79)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 3:24 pm
Apparently the people living there will always be allowed to have animals and not have to take care of any of them, this my friends is the justice system at work!

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 4:15 pm
If they cannot keep horses contained they should not be trusted to keep wild animals secured.

Ann Breeden (65)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 7:04 pm
I hope they thoroughly investigate this place and this owner.

janet f (29)
Wednesday May 23, 2012, 10:37 pm
This is so irresponsible.The animals must be kept humanely and safely...not wandering aimlessly.

Quanta Kiran (67)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 3:13 am

Kate Kenner (215)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 5:55 am
The authorities there seem to have learned absolutely nothing form what happened. What will be their excuse for the next disaster?

Ruth C (87)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 7:29 am
I agree with Kate Kenner.

Rebecca Y (26)
Thursday May 24, 2012, 11:49 am
This is the same story...the man committed suicide after he released all the wild animals. Many were shot and killed and the other captured. The wife wanted the animals back and eventually they were given back to her. Now the horses are escaping. What next? I have signed petitions to prohibit the ownership of wild animals. Wild animals should live in the wild, not on someones farm or in someones house! The neighbors should be very afraid but nothing will be done until one of the wild animals kills someone...that's usually when the authorities take action. Sad, but true.

Teresa Cowley (274)
Friday May 25, 2012, 3:24 am
This is horrible!--Wild animals cannot, and should not be owned!

Dianne D (490)
Saturday June 2, 2012, 7:23 pm
This warrants an investigation. The man was an idiot, the woman might be also.
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