Oklahoma City agency investigates tiger, bear petting zoo


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City agency is investigating a petting zoo at a local mall where customers can pay to play with tiger cubs and other baby animals.

The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2s5rcTp ) reports the Neon Jungle petting zoo opened in March and is operated by Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park. The owner, Jeff Lowe, transports baby animals from a zoo in Wynnewood to Oklahoma City for daily exhibition.

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Superintendent Jonathan Gary says a city ordinance prohibits exotic animals from being kept in city limits. He declined further comment, citing t...

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