Exotic animals need homes, help

The Larimer Humane Society received 106 small mammals and reptiles Wednesday as a result of the seizure in December of 27,000 animals from an international pet wholesaler in Texas.

Animal Services of the city of Arlington, Texas, with help from the Humane Society of North Texas and the SPCA of Texas, served a seizure warrant in December on U.S. Global Exotics, alleging inhumane treatment and unsanitary living conditions for 27,000 exotic animals inside a 5,000-square-foot building.

Hundreds of the animals were found dead, and thousands more were dying, authorities said.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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