Home Page Home | Search Search | Online Store Store | Donate Donate | RSS Feeds RSS Feeds |  

Born Free USA Reports
Search Reports
Choose State(s):
Facility Type:
Keyword(s) Search:

Match Any   Exact Phrase
Get search widgets for your website

Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Dec 30, 2012
Location: Southwest Ranches, Florida

Animal: Lynx
Animal Disposition: dead

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Injury to animal, Animal Death, Animal Death by human, Animal health issue
Species: Small Cat

Summary: A Siberian lynx was found in poor condition and had to be euthanized. A 15-year old child traded the animal from a Miami wildlife dealer for a dirt bike and dune buggy. The lynx was found discovered in a substandard cage with no access to water and suffering from severe skin and eye infections, as well as kidney and liver failure. The teen-ager and his father were issued misdemeanor citations and attempting to sell wildlife without a permit; the dealer was cited for providing a Claass II animal to an unpermitted individual and for obstruction.

Source: Examiner.com, Sun Sentinel

Related Files
Related Images

All Reports in Florida   Map of Florida Reports   Return to Index