FRESNO (AP) — Fresno Humane Animal Services has been left with nearly 1,000 small animals after California authorities seized them from a truck trailer.
The Fresno Bee reported Monday that 955 animals were found in the trailer. Authorities say 18 animals were found dead from the heat and 10 more have died since being rescued. They say the truck’s interior temperature was 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 degrees Celsius).READ MORE: Health Experts Warn COVID Rapid Tests Are Less Reliable Than PCR
Humane officers say they know who the suspect is and believe the person was going to sell the animals at a convention this weekend.READ MORE: Splash Brothers Shoot Warriors Past Timberwolves 124-115
Some of the animals rescued include ducklings, roosters, pigeons, doves, cockatiels, parakeets and more.MORE NEWS: Woman Found Dead During Visit With Friends at Home in Rohnert Park
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