Re: [zookeeper] hyrrucanes
Thats ok. I have lived with big cats for at the least 6 years and in a c 5 I would still move them days ahead of time!! All part of the evac. Plan!!! We as humans are the responsable parties per the american government..
Thomas Realing wrote:
i wasent quite clear in my previous writings sorry. i checked on it and we
only do it when it is absolutly nessaray which is catagory five if we did
not move them first.
>From: charles ehrhardt <gulfcoastexoticfelines@...>
>Subject: Re: [zookeeper] hyrrucanes
>Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 10:19:01 -0700 (PDT)
>This sounds stupid sedate the big cats until the storm is over?? That
>could be a long time to keep them under!! we only put them down when it is
>absolutely necessary..it would be safer to evacuate the animals to a safer
> Thomas Realing wrote:i work at a zoo on the gulf we batten down all doors
>and bring in all the
>animals keepers will stay as long as possible if it is strong enough to
>cause severe damage they will sedate the big cats and dangerous animals
>unitl the storm passes hoofstock do really well the just lie with there
>to the wind and wait any small birds primates etc we will kennel and put in
>a secure building there would be a keeper there at all time if we do sedate
> >From: tyler greer <kitlabel@...>
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> >Subject: [zookeeper] hyrrucanes
> >Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 03:50:53 -0700 (PDT)
> >I was wondering what, if anything, those zoos in hurricane prone areas do
> >if there is a hurricane or tropical storm. Do you evacuate the animals or
> >do they stay onsite and keepers stay as well.I ask this because of the
> >large hurricane that seems destined to hit the U.S. gulf states.
> >please cross post
> >Ty Greer
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