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'Ace Ventura' Alive And Well In Wisconsin - Woman Kept More Than 200 Pets
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A WOMAN kept about 200 creatures, including alligators, scorpions and carnivorous beetles, in an apartment in suburban Milwaukee.

Authorities found the menagerie after neighbours had complained about the foul smell.

The scene would have been reminiscent of Jim Carrey's movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective where Carrey houses hundreds of animals in his apartment.

"The smell was just unbelievable," said William Mitchell, a state conservation warden who found about 70 ducks cramped in a basement pen with droppings covering the floor. "It was really stinking. ... It made my eyes water."

Authorities said the woman fed the animals roadkill.

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,9489355...
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