Over 800 animals brought to Lollypop Farm after DEC/USDA investigation

Lollypop Farm is contending with an influx of more than 800 animals now in their care following a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investigation.

The animals were seized from World of Wildlife Educational Encounters in the Town of Marion, Wayne County, according to News10 NBC. The animals are mainly rabbits, rats, and other small animals, some of which are about to give birth.


The DEC removed an alligator, bobcat, snakes, and hybrid wolves from the facility as well. Ammonia levels at the facility were extremely high due to limited ventilation and animal waste. An investigation is ongoing.

Lollypop Farm is seeking donations to help with housing, food, and medical care for the animals. A full list of needed items can be found here.


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