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Gun season for deer opens Saturday

Gun season for deer opens Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gun season for deer opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 5.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached, which includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons. An antlered buck is a buck with antlers at least three inches long.

The bag limit for antlerless deer depends on where the deer is harvested

Exotic pets end up at Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue

Exotic pets end up at Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue

A sad reality of exotic pet ownership is the pets grow up. If owners can't take of them then they often end up being put down.

An East Tennessee rescue facility is a forever home for these animals.

"I would like to have zoo. Clinton needs a zoo," James Cox said.

That's how James Cox decided to start the Little Ponderosa Zoo and Rescue 22 years ago with rescue animals.

He doesn't buy or breed.