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U.S. District Court of Maryland Sides With PETA Against Tri-State Zoo

July 10th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland has just issued a first-of-its-kind ruling on PETA's motion for summary judgment, finding that Tri-State Zoological Park's failure to provide a now-deceased tiger named Cayenne with adequate veterinary care "harmed" her, in violation of the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). In light of this development, PETA will be requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture terminate the roadside zoo's federal Animal Welfare Act exhibitor's license. It’s not the first time that the local zoo’s owner/operator Bob Candy has dealt with PETA as he has routinely dismissed their accusations as unfounded- and says the organization itself is not credible…

  

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