Al Ain went on to note that some of the procedures that it has set in place. File photo
Al Ain Zoo announced on Wednesday that it has implemented various steps to ensure the protection and welfare of its animals.
In a statement, the zoo noted that it had activated "early epidemiological monitoring system" along with business continuity plans in the veterinary department for emergency cases, and began to bolster biosecurity measures as part of current global health developments. The epidemiological monitoring system will allow for early detection and surveillance of zoonotic diseases.
Al Ain Zoo has implemented various steps to ensure the protection and welfare of its animals.
Al Ain went on to note that some of the procedures that it has set in place include, round-the-clock care for wildlife and animals, ensuring strategic stockpiles of veterinary medical and medicinal supplies, as well as necessary equipment for Zoo personnel to carry out their job functions, whilst ensuring the care of animals at the zoo.
The male cub is "Singapore's very own Simba,” referring to the iconic Disney animated film Lion King. It is rare for lions to be conceived through artificial insemination, with the procedure first carried out successfully in 2018 -- resulting in two cubs in South Africa.
The 20-year-old giraffe and Youtube star, April, was a sensation when she was livestreamed in 2017 during her pregnancy and delivery.
Al Ain Zoo is providing veterinary care to more than 4,000 animals, and it is distributed among 172 species of birds and wild animals.
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