What am I bid for a used penguin? A distressed two-fingered sloth? How about 150 lovebirds having second thoughts?
In Nevada this week, a bankruptcy court judge approved the sale of 280 exotic animals -- part of a collection originally assembled by entertainment legend Wayne Newton -- to an Oregon wildlife center for $27,300, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The price -- less than $100 per critter -- represents a decline in the value of exotic animals, generally, say experts.