'Elephant in Living Room' Warns About Exotic Pets

Two lion cubs -- Lambert and then Lacey -- filled the hole in Terry Brumfield's heart after the Piketon, Ohio, truck driver was seriously injured in an accident and slipped into a deep depression. He bought the exotic cats from a breeder and, at first, they were like cuddly kittens. "I pet and hug him," he said of the male that grew to 550 pounds. "He's something special. He roars at night like he's lonesome." But by the age of 2, as the lions sexually matured, Brumfield, a burly man with a...Full Story
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