Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz speaks to individuals from The Wilds, a wildlife conservation center in Cumberland, Ohio, and The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium about exotic animals loose in the area.

Exotic Animals Escape In Ohio; Owner Dead

After a hunt that extended into Wednesday afternoon, 48 animals were killed and six others captured. A wolf was found dead, leaving a monkey as the only animal still on the loose.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

A Lion at the Detroit Zoo. (WWJ Photo/Chrystal Knight)

Zoo Director: Keeping Exotic Animals Not Uncommon

Following the escape of 48 exotic animals in Ohio, WWJ spoke with Detroit Zoo Director Ron Kagan, who said they’re finding more and more cases of lions, tigers and bears living in non-standard habitats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011