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Survivors of the Ohio exotic animal outbreak held at Columbus zoo

Liz Goodwin, Yahoo News
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A captured grizzly bear behind bars at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (AP)

Three leopards, a grizzly bear and two monkeys are the only animals that remain alive after Ohio authorities used high-powered rifles to hunt down dozens of exotic animals released by a farm owner near Zanesville on Tuesday. The owner killed himself after letting the creatures loose, police say.

The surviving animals are being held at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Gov. John Kasich announced he will sign an executive order banning the ownership of exotic animals; he let a similar ban expire in April.

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One of three surviving leopards (AP)

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One of two macaques that were captured and taken to Columbus Zoo

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