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Tri-State Zoo Issued Warning on Violations

June 24th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is claiming a victory that involves a local zoo. PETA tells WCBC News that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has hit the Tri-State Zoological Park with an official warning for violations of the Animal Welfare Act found during two inspections—one of which was prompted by a PETA complaint. PETA says a recently released USDA inspection report included more of the same at Tri-State, including animals housed in a damaged, dilapidated enclosure that left them at risk of injury from sharp wires, and other violations. Brittany Peet, Deputy Director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for PETA, says that the USDA has previously cited Tri-State Zoo for multiple violations- and those have not been adequately addressed…


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