Stories tagged with: Thompson farm

October 20, 2011 - 7:17am
3 years 26 weeks ago

The Columbus Zoo said the animals taken from Thompson's Farm in Zanesville are doing well.

The young grizzly bear, two Celebes Macaques Monkeys and three Leopards that were rescued are being housed at the zoo's C. Joseph Cross Animal Health Center where they are receiving around the clock care and monitoring in order to assess their condition and ease their transition.

Zoo Spokesperson Patty Peters said that the situation has been difficult for both the staff of the Wilds and the...

October 20, 2011 - 5:20am
3 years 26 weeks ago

The search for exotic animals in Southeast Ohio is still active but is getting closer to the end.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said Thursday Morning that a monkey believed to be the last animal missing at the Thompson Farm, may have been killed by another animal on the property after their release Tuesday.

Sheriff Lutz said Wednesday the monkey was believed to be carrying Herpes B. Officials from the Wilds said the monkey, if loose, would be considered highly...

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