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Manatee calf expected in Arnhem

Manatee calf expected in Arnhem

Thursday, 10 January 2019

The 5.5-year-old female Caribbean manatee which lives together with a 17-year-old male in the Mangrove of Royal Burgers' Zoo is pregnant. Biologists and animal caretakers of the Arnhem Zoo expect the birth to take place in January or February 2019.

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World first for Burgers' Ocean: Successful use of contraception in fish

World first for Burgers' Ocean: Successful use of contraception in fish

Monday, 17 December 2018

Biologist Max Janse and veterinarian Henk Luten of Royal Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem have, for the first time in the world, successfully applied contraception to a fish species. On Monday 17 December 2018, the renowned scientific journal of Fish Biology will publish an article about the remarkable feat that has ground-breaking consequences for the international breeding programmes of fish species.

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