20 Oct '11, 2am

Police shoot escaped zoo animals in Ohio: CHICAGO: Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tig...

Police shoot escaped zoo animals in Ohio: CHICAGO: Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tig...

CHICAGO: Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tigers, bears and wolves in a frantic hunt Wednesday after the owner of an exotic farm freed the dangerous animals and then killed himself. The bloody toll - which included 18 endangered Bengal tigers - sparked outrage from conservationists and calls for restrictions on the largely unregulated ownership of exotic pets. Sheriff Matt Lutz defended his shoot-to-kill order, telling reporters that officers were in a race against the oncoming darkness when they arrived at the farm around 5:30 pm (2130 GMT) Tuesday and saw the wild predators running free. "Public safety was our number one concern," Lutz said. "We are not talking about your normal, everyday house cat or dog." He praised the bravery of the men who left their squad cars to confront the animals armed only with handguns, but said he wished they never h...

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straitstimes.com 19 Oct '11, 5am

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