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Heidi Klum session used animal from Ohio farm

The owner of a Zanesville, Ohio exotic animal preserve who committed suicide after releasing dozens of beasts into the surrounding area once provided a big cat for a photo shoot with supermodel Heidi Klum.

Terry Thompson's Muskingum County Animal Farm wasn't open to visitors, but he would occasionally take some of his smaller animals to nearby pet shows or nursing homes.

Thompson provided a big cat for a photo shoot with supermodel Heidi Klum.

He also appeared on the "Rachael Ray Show" in 2008 as an animal handler for a zoologist guest.