Popcorn Park Zoo
Princess was a fixture in Lacey Township, N.J. for 10 years and gained fame for picking winners. Zoo manager John Bergmann says the 26-year-old Bactrian camel was euthanized after arthritis made it impossible for her to stand.
Princess, the star of New Jersey’s Popcorn Park Zoo, has correctly picked the winner of five of the last six Super Bowls. She went 14 and 6 predicting regular season games this year.
Animal protection advocates said they’re still seeking a permanent home in a warm climate for the reptiles, which for now will remain at Popcorn Park Zoo in Lacey Township.
Authorities say Richard Hines Jr. is charged with possession of exotic species without a permit after they found Aldabra tortoises, ranging in weight between 25 and 600 pounds, in his backyard.
Animal welfare authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for dumping a group of soft-shell turtles by the roadside in New Jersey.
The pint-sized reality show star will sign photos for $10 apiece for those who bring photos to the Seaside Heights Community Center on Sunday.