Colorado Hiker Who Abandoned Injured Dog Relinquishes Custody

The Colorado climber criticized for abandoning his injured dog on a mountain has agreed to give up custody of the dog to one of its rescuers. Anthony Ortolani, 29, originally said he wanted custody of his dog Missy when she was rescued by a team of hikers after surviving eight days on the mountain. Since then, Ortolani has received intense criticism and even death threats over his decision. He was charged with animal cruelty and is relinquishing custody as part of a plea bargain, according...Full Story
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