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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Dec 19, 2011
Location: Heiskell, Tennessee

Animal: Lynx, Monkey, Snakes
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Animal health issue
Species: Primate, Reptile, Small Cat, Other

Summary: More than 100 animals, many of them illegal wildlife, were found living in bad conditions in a house in Heiskell. Among the animals found were a lynx in a cage in the backyard, a large monkey kept in a bird cage in the living room, multiple venomous reptiles, dogs, cats and numerous non-venomous snakes. The residence is being condemned and the owner is expected to face charges.

Source: 8 HD Volunteer TV

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