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Malaysia Bans Import of Australian Horses

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 9:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Malaysia has banned the import of race horses from Australia following an outbreak of a deadly virus. The Veterinary Services Department said Thursday the ban is a precautionary measure until Australian authorities give clearance to horses for export. Twelve horses have died in Australia since mid-June after being infected with the deadly Hendra virus. The […]

Czech Republic Sends Endangered Horses to Mongolia

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A Czech military jet headed to Mongolia Tuesday with four special passengers — rare wild horses. The Prague Zoo sent the Przewalski horses on their 6,000 kilometer journey as part of the zoo’s effort to reintroduce the endangered animals to their native habitat. Upon arrival in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator, they will be […]

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