Several hundred people gathered Tuesday night in east Columbus to protest a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
President of Mount Hope Auction, Thurman Mullet is concerned the exotic animal ban will eventually lead to no one owning an exotic animal.
Ohio’s governor has signed into law the state’s widely watched new regulations on exotic animals.
Ohio officials are preparing to impose new rules on owners of exotic animals without knowing exactly how many lions, leopards, bears and other creatures live in the state.
Proposed regulations on exotic animals in Ohio are now headed to the governor for his signature.
The widow of an animal owner in eastern Ohio who released dozens of animals before committing suicide has paid more than $14,000 in back taxes.
Workers at the Columbus Zoo transferred exotic animals to the widow of the Zanesville man who released them last fall.
The state Senate has passed a bill to ban Ohioans from acquiring new exotic animals and regulate the current owners of tigers, lions and other creatures.
An Ohio Senate committee has accepted a slew of changes to a measure aimed at regulating exotic animals in the state.
A state veterinarian has cleared the animals of the infectious diseases for which they were quarantined last year, but they’ll stay under state care out of concern for possible rabies infections.
An animal owners’ group in Ohio says it’s now focused on stopping proposed regulations on exotic animals from becoming state law.