At the St. Louis Zoo it will not be possible to keep any newborns away from any elephants carrying the virus: The entire exhibit at zoo, which will soon be housing 10 elephants, is only 1.2 acres. More importantly, the elephants with known EEHV histories will be sisters to the new babies, which means that their relationships would naturally be close.This is not the first time In Defense of Animals has criticized the Saint Louis Zoo, which the agency ranks in its "Hall of Shame."
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