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Judgment withheld for owner of escaped Jupiter Farms kangaroo

By January 14, 2019 April 16th, 2019 No Comments

In a statement sent to The Palm Beach Post, Westergard’s attorney Michelle Merson wrote: “Mr. Westergard always maintains the highest standard of care for his animals, which was proven through this process. Because of Mr. Westergard’s high standards of care and cooperation with [Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission], a favorable outcome was achieved. Mr. Westergard has a long history of exemplary animal care, which began 25 years ago when he was an animal caretaker. As a result of this case, my client was able to enlighten and educate the [FWC] how and why his procedures for care is in the best interest of all of his animals. He would like to thank his lawyers, family, friends, and community for all of their support through this process.”

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