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Hundreds Of Animals Removed From Las Vegas Home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say they've removed hundreds of animals from a Las Vegas home where they were kept in "deplorable conditions."

Police say they came to the home after neighbors saw a horse running loose in a northeast Las Vegas neighborhood on Sunday morning.

Lt. Grant Rogers told KVVU-TV Fox5 that animal control officers picked up the horse in a trailer and went to the owner's house. They found hundreds of animals living in "deplorable conditions."

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They removed 13 horses, 150 roosters and hens, 400 pigeons, four turtles and two guinea pigs. The homeowner is now under criminal investigation.