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Humane Long Island: Images show owner of Sloth Encounters exploiting exotic animals

A petition to shut down the Hauppauge Animal Adventure is expected be given to the Islip town supervisor on Tuesday.

News 12 Staff

Aug 9, 2022, 2:30 AM

Updated 680 days ago

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A petition to shut down the Hauppauge Animal Adventure is expected be given to the Islip town supervisor on Tuesday.
The owner of Sloth Encounters, Larry Wallach, is already facing multiple fire marshal violations.
Animal advocacy group Humane Long Island says video shows Wallach exploiting exotic animals.
News 12 reached out to Wallach for a comment about the video that was released, but he told News 12 he has not seen it.
The petition is expected to be given to Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter on Tuesday at 2 p.m.


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