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State Agriculture department sues Dade City zoo

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The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says it’s suing a Pasco County zoo “to shutdown (its) fundraising efforts.” The complaint is against Dade City’s Wild Things and three of its corporate officers, according to a press release sent Thursday.

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Dade City’s Wild Things accuses former employees of spying for PETA, shooting abuse video

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Two ex-employees of a local zoo are being sued by the organization after it claims the duo were spies for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Stearns Zoological Rescue & Rehab Center Inc., known as Dade City’s Wild Things, and executive director Kathryn Stearns, claim that Jenna Jordan and Delena Pennington gave PETA confidential information about the zoo. PETA allegedly obtained footage and photos from the two ex-employees, although the suit lacks evidence the content was sent by them.…

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