Texas' Booming Exotic Animal Trade Has Grim Consequences

Eugenio del Bosque/The Texas Observer
The Texas Observer | September 10, 2008
With little regulation, animal experts say tigers are increasingly being bred in the state, and that shelters and zoos are running out of resources to care for abandoned animals.

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