Exotic animals http://wcbe.org en Appeals Court Panel Upholds Exotic Animal Law http://wcbe.org/post/appeals-court-panel-upholds-exotic-animal-law <p><span lang="EN">A three-judge panel at the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld the state's new law on exotic animal ownership. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:25:25 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 52091 at http://wcbe.org Sheriff Speaks On Federal Exotic Animal Bill http://wcbe.org/post/sheriff-speaks-federal-exotic-animal-bill <P><SPAN lang=EN>Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz is in Washington today to brief officials considering </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>a bill that would restrict the private ownership and breeding of </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>lions, tigers and other exotic animals. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:30:08 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 23005 at http://wcbe.org Funding approved for exotic animal facility http://wcbe.org/post/funding-approved-exotic-animal-facility <P>A state panel has approved spending up to $3.5 million for a facility that could temporarily hold dozens of exotic animals confiscated under a new Ohio law.&nbsp; Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:17:52 +0000 Associated Press 22439 at http://wcbe.org State proposes zoo for confiscated animals http://wcbe.org/post/state-proposes-zoo-confiscated-animals <P>The state wants to build a zoo like facility that would temporarily house the exotic animals that will be confiscated under a new state law that is about to take affect. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, Erika Pitchford of the Ohio Department of Agriculture explains why the state is looking at this option. Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:30:29 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles 21448 at http://wcbe.org