Nine frogs tragically died at Melbourne Zoo due to specialist keepers awaiting ...

Nine frogs tragically died at Melbourne Zoo due to specialist keepers awaiting ...
Nine frogs tragically died at Melbourne Zoo due to specialist keepers awaiting ...
Tragedy as nine frogs die at Melbourne Zoo because specialist keeper was forced to stay home due to Covid Zoos Victoria's 2020/21 report revealed nine of 24 crucifix frogs bred at zoo died The frogs died due to moisture levels in their habitat being lower than required Specialist keepers were also off work awaiting the results of their Covid-19 tests  Melbourne Zoo is the first zoo to have bred the distinct Australian frog species 

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Nine frogs died at Melbourne Zoo because keepers were off work awaiting the results of Covid-19 tests.

Zoos Victoria's 2020/21 report, tabled in parliament on Thursday, reveals nine of 24 crucifix frogs bred at the Parkville zoo died due to moisture levels in their habitat being lower than required.

'A contributing factor was specialist keepers were waiting for Covid-19 test results and not able to work, communication occurred with the less experienced keepers who were caring for the frogs about the likely moisture levels required,' the report read.

Zoos Victoria's 2020/21 report revealed nine of 24 crucifix frogs bred at Melbourne Zoo died due to moisture levels in their habitat being lower than required

Zoos Victoria's 2020/21 report revealed nine of 24 crucifix frogs bred at

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