Preschoolers from Woodhill Elementary in Gastonia feed giraffes at Mooresville’s Lazy 5 Animal Ranch during a March 2008 visit. A federal complaint charges 50 violations over animal care at Lazy 5 and a companion attraction in Ohio since 2013, charges the owner says concern proper  documentation, not animal care.
Preschoolers from Woodhill Elementary in Gastonia feed giraffes at Mooresville’s Lazy 5 Animal Ranch during a March 2008 visit. A federal complaint charges 50 violations over animal care at Lazy 5 and a companion attraction in Ohio since 2013, charges the owner says concern proper documentation, not animal care. L.MUELLER OBSERVER FILE PHOTO
Preschoolers from Woodhill Elementary in Gastonia feed giraffes at Mooresville’s Lazy 5 Animal Ranch during a March 2008 visit. A federal complaint charges 50 violations over animal care at Lazy 5 and a companion attraction in Ohio since 2013, charges the owner says concern proper documentation, not animal care. L.MUELLER OBSERVER FILE PHOTO

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April 13, 2015 06:11 PM