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Ohio Calls Off Search for Missing Monkey

It was probably eaten, sheriff says

(Newser) - The slaughter of dozens of escaped exotic animals in Ohio was horrific but it was the only way to prevent human deaths, animal expert Jack Hanna says. "I’ve been out all over the world tranquilizing animals," and it's not as easy as many people think, especially... More »

Owner Freed Wild Animals Before Suicide

56 escaped and 48 were killed; wolf and monkey still at large

(Newser) - The wild animals on the loose in Ohio had a hand with freeing themselves. Terry Thompson, 62, owner of the 46-acre animal farm, deliberately released 56 animals from their cages last night before killing himself, police say. More developments:
  • Only a monkey (with herpes) and a wolf remain at large
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