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A Zebra, Macaw, Iowa Guy Walk Into a Bar ...

Human later busted for drunk driving

(Newser) - An Iowa animal lover says he was just enjoying the wild life with his pets. But police say he was drunk and shouldn't have been tooling around with his zebra and a macaw. Jerald Reiter, 55, walked into a Dubuque bar to refuel with his unusual buddies, but the... More »

Bird Shelters Overrun as Foreclosures Take Toll

Exotic animals not always welcome, and require special care

(Newser) - The US foreclosure epidemic, hard on all kinds of pets, appears particularly devastating for exotic birds, Reuters reports. People forced to vacate their homes are finding that cockatiels, macaws, and the like won’t fly at their new digs. Shelters for cats and dogs aren’t equipped to handle the... More »

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