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Overcrowding a factor in San Diego shelter outbreak of Strep zoo

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zooepidemicus (also known as Strep zoo), which was complicated by infection with bacterial agents. Four dogs at the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) have been euthanized after being infected with Streptococcus equi subsp.

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what is the consensus on zoos? Zoo websites tend to emphasize how they’re being ‘super helpful!’ TLDR: zoos? I enjoy animals and love seeing them, but I feel so bad that they’re all captive and not out in the wild. by keeping the animals safe but I’m not sure how I feel.

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Students, veterinarians address animal welfare scenarios during annual contest

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Participants completed in-person assessments of the welfare of animals in a variety of scenarios, including laboratory rats, farmed bison, cage-free laying hens, and tortoises in a zoo.

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Were the pandas poorly treated by Edinburgh zoo?

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I remember reading about them as a huge hit but saw an article today saying that Tian Tian (the female) was recalled to China and retired because she developed a fear of people likely due to being on display for so long in the zoo.

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The Amusing Case of the Gulf Breeze Zoo Canada Geese

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Next door to my hometown, the Gulf Breeze Zoo occupies 50 acres near the Santa Rosa Sound. A few weeks later, I returned to the zoo, and sure enough, the nest was empty. I’ve seen many geese nesting during my time watching avian varieties, but the Gulf Breeze Zoo nest takes the cake for most unique! Where were the babies?

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Common Moorhens at Hannover Zoo

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Intriguingly, Common Moorhens are also rather common in Germany’s large ornamental city parks and zoos. I am not referring to the one incident when two Carrion Crows at Basel Zoo suddenly descended on a grazing Common Moorhen and ripped it apart for no apparent other reason than joyful play. Beware of Crocodiles.

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Why are there more pandas in nature reserves than in zoos?

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​ In China, more panda are living in nature reserves than in zoos. If they are living in nature reserves, then people have a hard time seeing them. The only way to see them would be to actively track them down submitted by /u/IgotSmallPenis [link] [comments]

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