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PA Man gets probation for 105 animals in mobile home

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LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - A central Pennsylvania man faces two years of probation after pleading guilty to charges for living with his 1-year-old grandson in a mobile home that also housed 105 animals.

The Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1cqk0Cq ) that 57-year-old Robert Herman Sr. pleaded guilty to endangering a child and animal cruelty.

The paper says Herman told the judge he kept the animals in the home on Main Street in Ephrata while he was making plans to buy a farm.

Prosecutors say the animals included parakeets, pigs, dogs, turtles, chickens, a dead rabbit and a chinchilla. The paper says a prosecutor said at the sentencing on Thursday that feces covered most of the floors and was splattered on walls.

The home was condemned.

Information from: Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era , http://lancasteronline.com

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