12/3/2012

Keeping a wild animal as a pet is dangerous for both the animal and for people, according to Steve Nifong of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, discussing the confiscation of a deer being kept in a home. The owners had posted footage of the deer romping in the house, near children and dogs, on the Internet. Such animals are difficult, if not impossible, to release into the wild once they're older because of their upbringing.

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