return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for oregonsilkworms.com
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Two Established Wall Lizards . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Greater Cincinnati Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 05, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 06, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Oct. 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 14, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 15, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 21, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 22, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Oct. 28, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

Reptile & Amphibian
News Blog
Keep up with news and features of interest to the reptile and amphibian community on the kingsnake.com blog. We cover breaking stories from the mainstream and scientific media, user-submitted photos and videos, and feature articles and photos by Jeff Barringer, Richard Bartlett, and other herpetologists and herpetoculturists.

click here for Rodent Pro

Panel on exotics to replace Ohio ban for now

By Cindy Steinle
Tue, April 5 2011 at 17:11

Comments
Display comments as (Linear | Threaded)

"indicate Ohio ranks fourth among the 50 states in dangerous incidents involving big cats, bears, and primates."

Who determined this statistic? HSUS? With the way H$US has cleverly worded this statement, it is made to sound as if exotic pets in Ohio are an epidemic in the state and nationally. However, they conveniently fail to mention the number of deaths that have actually occurred in Ohio, which was four based on what I have been told from those in the Buckeye state. Intellectual dishonesty? Lying by omission? You decide.

I hope Governor Kasich takes to the advice of Senator Tom Carlson from Nebraska and exposes H$US's actions as the "deceptive, unethical, overreaching, and unscrupulous" tactics that they are...

http://journalstar.com/news/unicameral/article_aee9ea3c-e0be-58d8-9c27-9b8538eec0d5.html
#1 EricWI on 2011-04-06 10:56 (Reply)
just another case of the government making things illegal to put people in jail or fine them. HUGE GOVERNMENT MONEY RACKET !!!
PEOPLE WILL ONE DAY LEARN NOT TO TRUST THE GOVERNMENT!
#2 Bob Davis on 2011-04-11 14:36 (Reply)
Ohio is 4th of 50 states in accidents of exoctic animals and only 1 death in 21 years. Seems like many, many more deaths caused by riding a bike.
Being a exotic pet owner sounds safe to me.
#3 Brian Delinski on 2011-04-14 13:23 (Reply)

Add Comment
Standard emoticons like :-) and ;-) are converted to images.
Enclosing asterisks marks text as bold (*word*), underscore are made via _word_.
E-Mail addresses will not be displayed and will only be used for E-Mail notifications.

To prevent automated Bots from commentspamming, please enter the string you see in the image below in the appropriate input box. Your comment will only be submitted if the strings match. Please ensure that your browser supports and accepts cookies, or your comment cannot be verified correctly.
CAPTCHA