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CNN Evening News for Friday, May 04, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Zanesville, Ohio: Jason Carroll) The story of the five exotic animals now being returned to the farm of Marian Thompson in rural Ohio featured; scenes shown; details given about what happened on October 18 when Terry Thompson released the animals and committed suicide and the loose Ohio laws on owning exotic pets. [Neighbor Sam KOPCHAK†- hopes the animals will go somewhere else.] [Muskingum County Sheriff Matt LUTZ†- talks about what happened and the law.] [Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Tom STALF†- comments on the lack of a system to monitor the health of the animals.] [Ohio Humane Society David DURST†- comments.] Marian's affirmation she will care for the animals discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason

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