A videotape has surfaced allegedly showing a pair of north-central Iowa teenagers laughing hysterically while torturing wild animals. Webster County officials are investigating a report of the disturbing video showing live opossums being set on fire by area residents. The county sheriff’s office and the Fort Dodge police are looking into the tape, which was obtained by the animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. It was turned over to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Authorities say no names will be released until charges are filed.
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