INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
A judge has ordered that a young camel be taken from an owner who was
keeping it and several other animals at a property in Indianapolis.
The Marion County
judge ruled livestock isnít allowed in the area on the cityís east side.
Animal control officers reported four miniature donkeys, two horses, four
sheep and three pygmy goats among other animals seized from the property.
official Dawn Contos tells The Indianapolis Star that the camel is likely
the most exotic creature thatís been in the agencyís shelter. The camel
stands about 5 feet tall at the hump, but Contos says she didnít know the
camelís age or how the owner obtained it.
WISH-TV reports the
agency has found rescue sanctuaries to take all the animals except for the