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Zoo: Elephant died from medication side effect

2013-04-26 - Baton Rouge, United States.

Judy, the Asian elephant that died recently at Baton Rouge Zoo, died from chronic gastrointestinal irritation, a side effect from arthritis treatment, according to the animal’s necropsy results. “When dealing with an illness, one must use extreme caution when prescribing a treatment due to possible undesirable side effects. Through consultation with various zoo veterinarians, we used 12 different drugs to treat Judy,” zoo veterinarian Gordon Pirie said in a news release Friday...


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2009-04-26 - Baton Rouge, United States.

The East Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission Foundation is looking for private donations to help fund projects such as a new running track, a boathouse for City Park and a new elephant exhibit at the Baton Rouge Zoo.


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BREC"s Baton Rouge Zoo: Area Curator- Hoofstock

2009-01-09 - Baton Rouge, United States.

Includes but not limited to the supervison of animal care staff and management of hoofstock collection and exhibits. Also performs animal care duties as required. This position also oversees the elephant program. H.S. diploma and Associate Degree in Biology, Animal Science or related field. Three years experience in the care of exotic hoofstock. Supervisory experience. Valid drivers license.


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