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By Anthony Lauriello     10/19/11 7:00pm

National

Exotic animals shot

In Columbus Ohio the lion sleeps tonight



As well as the bears, tigers and other exotic beasts

A man released them yesterday and they took flight

And they went around looking for a human-made feast

So the sheriff's departments broke out the assault rifles

And had themselves a public safety hunt

Because huge animals in the open are not small trifles

And you have to use force that is blunt

A tragedy befell Ohio on Wednesday as a man released exotic animals from a preserve forcing the authorities to kill them before they caused harm to humans.

International

Former Libyan president declared dead

There was a colonel named Gadhafi

A most violent leader he could be

"Enough," people said

And now he is dead

Let's hope his subjects will now be free

Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was announced dead on Thursday by interim Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril. There have also been reports from a member of the Tripoli military council that Gadhafi's son Mutassim and Gadhafi's chief of intelligence Abdullah al-Senussi were also killed. Circumstances surrounding the deaths still remain unclear.



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