Expanded exotic-pet ban advances in Kentucky

Monkeys don’t make good pets forever, April Truitt told a state legislative committee yesterday.

‘From birth to about age 5, they are cute, cuddly little animals,’ said Truitt, founder of the Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville.

‘But I have dealt with capuchin monkeys that get to be 30 years old, and these owners who paid $5,000 for them don’t want them anymore. They’re worthless.’”

Link [www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky/news/local/11897037.htm]

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