Silver Alert in effect for missing 8-month-old Indianapolis girl

PETA urges action against Indiana man after animal deaths

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group is pressing federal regulators to take action against a southern Indiana man following the deaths of several wild animals he keeps at his Charlestown property.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said in a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that Tim Stark may have violated the Animal Welfare Act by acknowledging in a recent application for a captive-bred wildlife permit that multiple animals had died at his wildlife facility.

PETA maintains the Animal Welfare Act requires that animals be housed safely and handled in a manner that doesn’t cause them physical harm or discomfort.

Stark tells The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Kentucky ( ) he feels PETA should be ignored because they file similar complaints regarding many applicants seeking a captive-bred wildlife permit.


Information from: The Courier-Journal,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.