Issue 21 | November 2021 — Exotics

Issue 13 | September 2021 — Exotics

What Is a Relationship? Lessons from a Warthog

I heard a soft, high-pitched whine with an ascending tone from our 5-year-old female African warthog. I looked at Sophia, to see her stopped, stiff and still. It was early evening, and she was out for a walk with me and another trainer as part of her enrichment...

By Kate Wilson

Issue 22 | July 2019 — Exotics

A Physiotherapy Program for Bears at Animals Asia’s Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre

Introduction Bear bile has been used in traditional Asian medicine for thousands of years. The practice of farming bears for their bile is prevalent in numerous countries across Asia, including Vietnam.1, 2 Most commonly, Asiatic black bears, Ursus thibetanus...

By Kate Shipton (BVetMed MRCVS) and Sarah van Herpt (BSc, MSc, CVN)