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[*] posted on 8-24-2017 at 08:51 PM
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You have to be kidding! They got caught in secondary. Hope they throw the book at them but will probably get a slap on the wrist and told not to do it again.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/calif-teen-accused-of-tr...

Tiger is in good shape but the jerk is out on bail.

https://patch.com/california/san-diego/confiscated-tiger-cub...

[Edited on 8-26-2017 by Howard]




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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 06:03 AM


Throw the book at him. A pet? Are you kidding me? So many things wrong with this.
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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 02:40 PM


Sadly the only thing illegal about this is that he didn't do the import permits and paperwork - at least by federal law. I'm not sure about California's state laws. But it's disturbingly easy to acquire and own large exotic animals in most parts of the US.
http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2098001...
https://www.thedodo.com/american-bar-association-exotic-pets...
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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 02:52 PM


From the article:

"Valencia initially told investigators that he purchased the cub earlier in the week from a man who was walking a "full-sized tiger on a leash" through the streets of Tijuana. "

yeah, sure thing. :lol:

Anyway, considering the way things worked out, the guy's actions ended with the tiger getting a great home!




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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 03:29 PM


Talk about the old adage sumpin' "coming back to bite you".... :o



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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 03:53 PM


For some reason, I'm reminded of the Mango scene in "Apocalypse Now."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbFvAaO9j8M




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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 06:12 PM


Sure, the tiger is cute now, but what about in a year or so? :?:
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[*] posted on 8-25-2017 at 06:55 PM




Some cartel heavys, for one, like to have private zoos. Remember when Hank Rohn, questionable past mayor of TJ was busted at the border bringing in a White Tiger cub....kitten....whatever they're called?

http://www.customscorruption.com/white_tiger/operation.htm




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