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Texas Woman Arrested After Authorities Find Exotic Animals at Her Home

Erika Fleury November 14, 2016

A Texas woman was charged with theft and child endangerment after police found exotic animals living in the same house as her and her 14-year-old daughter.

Trisha Meyer was arrested after a months-long investigation into her Houston home found that several wild animals live in the home. Houston police said three tigers, a skunk, a fox as well as several monkeys were found.

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Chimpanzees Have Rights, Says Argentine Judge as She Orders Cecilia Be Released from Zoo

Erika Fleury November 07, 2016

A judge in Argentina has ruled that a chimpanzee which spent years living in a secluded cage has legal rights and should be released from the zoo it was being held in. 'We may judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals,' says Judge Mauricio, quoting the words of philosopher Emmanuel Kant.

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