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Forbidden creatures : inside the world of animal smuggling and exotic pets / Peter Laufer.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 364.133 LAUF (Text) 39231032040707 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781599219264 :
  • ISBN: 1599219263
  • Physical Description: xix, 250 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2010]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-239) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : from butterflies to big cats, great apes, and long snakes -- Unexpected mayhem : Travis attacks Charla Nash -- Monkey smuggler : survivalist Fran Ogren conspires with her daughter -- Federal case : the prosecutor and Gypsy Lawson's pet -- Attempted amnesty : Connecticut's animal control czar Susan Frechette tries to corral unwanted pets -- Stop cat sales : Tippi Hedren's second career -- Who belongs to whom? : philosophers Mark Rowlands and Peter Singer weigh in -- Crimes for pets : roller pigeons attract the Fish and Wildlife Service -- Chimps as children : Roberta and her apes -- Trapped together : Connie Casey and chimpanzee factory -- Travis's mother : gunned down -- Shambala : are wild things forever wild? -- Servals, spider monkeys, and zedonks : an exotic auction in Missouri -- Zeus by the side of the road : the myth of the white tiger -- Rampant trafficking : you can get anything you want -- A conscientious merchant : selling New World snakes in the Old World -- Florida's python plague : a snake seller's perspective -- Mark McCarthy's tigers : the best of a bad scenario -- No kissing the cats : the PETA girl and the cheetah lady -- An absurd infestation : the Everglades amok with pythons -- Macro problem, micro reality : snake hunters stalk the wild Florida pythons -- "I know it when I see it" : the old hippie and the professor try to define a pet -- Getting marked in Pahrump : Picasso the tiger sprays your correspondent from head to toe -- Good people : strange hobby -- Epilogue : we're all at least a little wild.
Subject: Wild animal trade.
Wildlife smuggling.
Exotic animals > Economic aspects.

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