For Immediate Release:September 15, 2021Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382Oroville, Calif. –...

Feds Cite Kirshner After Leopard-Attack Tip From PETA – PETA

For Immediate Release:September 15, 2021Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382Oroville, Calif. – After PETA submitted a formal complaint to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over a leopard attack and escape at the Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation, the government agency has slapped the roadside zoo with a “critical” citation for failing to meet the minimum requirements of the federal Animal Welfare Act.According to the newly released USDA report, the leopard, Royal, was housed in an enclosure without a “lockout,” a separate area with a lockable door where a dangerous animal can be contained while staff enter the primary enclosure. When a volunteer …

 

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