The Abilene Zoo is taking major precautionary steps to protect the birds of the Zoo from certain types of avian influenza. Other counties in Texas have reported current cases of the avian flu, but NOT in Abilene.
We commend these guys for humanely trapping and releasing a mouse. Too bad their plan backfired so very, very quickly. Seconds after being set loose in a field, a hawk swoops up and grabs it. Their reaction is priceless. So much hard work for nothing...
An Ohio man who owned an exotic animal farm released his animals to the wild and then committed suicide on Tuesday, according to police.
Farm owner Terry Thompson was found dead in his home near Columbus, OH by the sheriff’s deputies, who say his body had been disturbed by animals. Authorities will not comment on how Thompson killed himself.