Jul 12, 2014

Detroit suburbs MI: Police seize exotic animals after one escapes, discover deplorable conditions in garage of suburban home

"In a photo released by the Detroit Zoo, a fennec fox is seen in a garage in Warren, Mich., where animal control officers discovered it and other exotic mammals Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Police have seized a number of exotic animals including ring-tailed lemurs after one of the rare mammals - a coat was spotted roaming in a neighborhood. The Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak said Thursday that it's caring for the 30 animals rescued the previous day in Warren. (AP Photo/Detroit Zoo)"
See Associate Press news article at Midland Daily News:

Police seize Michigan exotic animals after escape
 "The animals include two ring-tailed lemurs, two white-nosed coatis and three fennec foxes, all considered exotic, the Royal Oak-based zoo said in a statement. In addition, the garage held a number of rabbits and birds. The white-nosed coati is a member of the raccoon family and is found in the southwest U.S., Mexico, Central and South America.
According to the zoo, an animal control officer captured a coati in a Warren neighborhood on Wednesday, leading to the discovery of the other animals in a garage."

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