Surviving Ohio Animals Will Stay at Zoo For Now

October 28, 2011 Updated Oct 28, 2011 at 1:43 PM EDT

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Surviving Ohio Animals Will Stay at Zoo For Now

October 28, 2011 Updated Oct 28, 2011 at 1:43 PM EDT

According to the Columbus Dispatch, the widow of the Ohio man who freed more than 50 wild animals from his wildlife preserve last week won't take custody of the six remaining survivors right now.

According to the Dispatch report, the six remaining animals -- three leopards, two monkeys and a grizzly bear -- will remain at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium after the state of Ohio's Department of Agriculture issued a quarantine order Thursday. The woman had sought to reclaim the animals.

Read the Columbus Dispatch story HERE.