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VERBATIM: Animal rights group call to fine Cincinnati Zoo

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We're not here to place blame on a parent but there are federal regulations that deal with what the Cincinnati Zoo is supposed to do. Our complaint as filed with the USDA is calling for the maximum penalty under the law for this specific situation, which is a $10,000 fine, which is a $10,000 fine per infraction per animal.
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Depending on how the USDA does this and which of the citations they include, this could be in tens of thousands of dollars.