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INVENTED CAGES: THE PLIGHT OF WILD ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY

ALYCE MILLER AND ANUJ SHAH


1 Journal of Animal Law 23 (2005)
Publish Date:
2005
Place of Publication: Michigan State University College of Law
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INVENTED CAGES: THE PLIGHT OF WILD ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY

The rate of private possession of wild animals in the United States has escalated in recent years.  Laws at the federal, state, and local levels remain woefully inadequate to the task of addressing the treatment and welfare of the animals themselves and many animals “slip through the cracks,” resulting in abuse, neglect, and often death.  This article explores numerous facets of problems inherent in the private possession of exotic animals.

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