Stories tagged with: lion

January 9, 2012 - 5:33pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

The Ohio Division of Wildlife said an animal footprint, found outside of Somerset on Sunday, did not belong to a lion.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office and Division of Wildlife officials investigated the report after receiving a call about a large unidentified footprint at a residence on township road 96.
Wildlife Communications Specialist, Lindsay Rist, said there was no evidence that the footprint belonged to a lion.
Rist did not specify what animal the footprint came from...

November 28, 2011 - 5:19pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office says a trial date has been set for four men accused of trying to steal a dead lion in October. The Lion was released during the Terry Thompson exotic animal incident on Kopchak Road. The men – who are facing misdemeanor theft charges are identified as 21-year-old Joseph Jakubisin of Cambridge, 21-year-old Brian Matthews of Kimbolton, 20-year-old Richard Wedlich of Cambridge and 21-year-old Cody Wilson of Byesville. A juvenile involved...

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