You gotta admit, buying a hyena and keeping it as your pet in a South Beach apartment is pretty ballsy. It's even gutsier to turn yourself in to the Florida Wildlife & Game Commission so that your pet hyena can be placed in a proper home.
That's what Bryan Hawn did. Now he can visit his best pal Jake whenever he wants.
We got to see Hawn and his furry fanged friend play inside a
chain-linked yard at the Zoological Wildlife Foundation in the Redland.
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"Knowing that I would still be a part of his life made it easier to
leave him," Hawn says. "The bond I have with this wild animal is
absolutely priceless. The love Jake and I share is unbreakable."