Rescued Exotic Animals Arrive At Zoo

UPDATED: Wednesday October 19, 2011 10:22 PM

Six animals rescued after escaping an exotic animal farm in Zanesville farm were transported to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Wednesday.

Those animals included three leopards, two macaque monkeys, and a grizzly bear, 10TV’s Josh Poland reported.

The animals will undergo a complete evaluation by the zoo’s veterinarian staff.

Jack Hanna, Columbus Zoo director emeritus Jack Hanna, said the zoo’s first priority is to make sure the animals are healthy, Poland reported.

Officials at the zoo told Poland that they have received calls of support from around the country, to help care for the displaced animals.

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