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updated: 4/12/2013 9:16 AM

Indiana farm owner: Animal death conditions exaggerated

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Associated Press

SUMMITTVILLE, Ind. -- The co-owner of a central Indiana farm where investigators found up to 150 dead animals says the plight of the farm's surviving animals has been exaggerated.

Carrie Ault co-owns the Madison County farm where the dead animals were found stacked inside a barn this week along with surviving animals so malnourished investigators described them as "walking skeletons."

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She tells The Herald Bulletin the condition of the surviving animals has been "blown way out of proportion," and that the media is "over-exaggerating" the situation.

Local Animal Protection League president Maleah Stringer says the situation has not been exaggerated at all. She says the surviving animals were "literally living and sleeping on piles of rotting bodies" and had no food or water.

Prosecutors are weighing possible charges in the case.

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