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Kelly Swope

Life on the Ark is a podcast series that reflects on the legacies of a 2011 incident in Zanesville, Ohio, during which fifty exotic animals were killed by county police upon being released by their owner. The first two parts, "Inside the Perimeter" and "Beyond the Perimeter," contain personal accounts from first responders who were on the scene in 2011. The remaining episodes in the series feature stories and interviews from exotic animal owners, animal rights activists, Ohio government officials, lawyers, and others who were directly impacted by this catastrophic incident.

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