Trainer sues to keep tigers in Ventura County

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Updated: 7/29 11:25 am

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — An exotic-animal trainer told repeatedly that she can't keep tigers on her Ventura County property has filed suit in Superior Court.

Irena Hauser's lawsuit filed this month argues that she did not get a fair and impartial hearing before the Board of Supervisors.

The board has twice rejected her appeals to house up to five caged white tigers in remote Deer Creek Canyon. Previously the county's planning commission denied her application.

The lawsuit seeks a court order setting aside the board's ruling and directing supervisors to hear her application again — this time with directions from the court.

The Ventura County Star said Monday that Hauser and her sister, Sophia Kryszek, are partners in a North Hollywood company that supplies white tigers and other exotic animals for Hollywood productions.


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