Nightly News | October 21, 2011
KATE SNOW, anchor: We learned today that the owner of all those exotic animals released in the town of Zanesville , Ohio , this week was a gun collector who sometimes traded guns for unwanted animals, including a leopard and a tiger cub. Only a few of the 56 animals he let loose survived. They are being cared for at the Columbus Zoo now.
KATE SNOW, anchor: Ohio 's governor today signed an executive order temporarily stopping the sale of all potentially dangerous animals and asked the state legislature to pass a tougher permanent law in Ohio .