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Police killed nearly 50 exotic animals on Wednesday that were released from their preserve by their owner. The incident forced area residents to stay indoors and officials to close schools in the area.
Private collectors actively trade in exotic animals all over the United States in a vibrant and poorly regulated market. One such collector created a day of fear and outrage after he turned loose dozens of lions, tigers, bears and other exotic animals in a rural Ohio town and then shot himself Tuesday night.