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From: TSS ()
Subject: Re: CHEETAH AT ZOO IN NUREMBERG CONTRACTS FELINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY FSE
Date: September 7, 2007 at 12:48 pm PST

In Reply to: CHEETAH AT ZOO IN NUREMBERG CONTRACTS FELINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY FSE posted by TSS on September 7, 2007 at 8:26 am:

Re: CHEETAH AT ZOO IN NUREMBERG CONTRACTS FSEFri Sep 7, 2007 16:1371.248.141.167

tom has some nice history on this here ;


lots of previous fse cheetas

the new one could simply be an export from the UK that is making the rounds, like the others. for sure the netherlands knows the exact history as all zoos maintain precise records on rare species.

the UK fed split skulls of cattle to their large zoo cats ... duh

http://www.mad-cow.org/zoo_cites_annotated.html

The 82 zoo animals with BSE as of 22 April 1999.:

Id TSE Genus Species Subsp Birth Origin Death Place of Death
1 + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1986 Marwell zoo 1991 Pearle Coast AU
Duke + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1984 Marwell zoo 1992 Colchester zoo? UK
Saki + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1986 Marwell zoo 1993 unknown UK
Mich + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1986 Whipsnade 1993 Whipsnade UK
Fr1 + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1987 Whipsnade 1997 Safari de Peaugres FR
Fr2 + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 1991 Marwell zoo 1997 Safari de Peaugres Fr
xx + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 19xx xxx zoo 199x Fota zoo IR
yy + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 19xx yyy zoo 1996+ yyyy zoo UK
zz + Actinonyx jubatus cheetah 19xx zzz zoo 1996+ yyyy zoo UK

aaa + Felis concolor puma 1986 Chester zoo 1991 Chester zoo UK
yy + Felis concolor puma 1980 yyy zoo 1995 yyyy zoo UK
zz + Felis concolor puma 1978 zzz zoo 1995 zzzz zoo UK

xxx + Felis pardalis ocelot 1987 xxx 1994 Chester zoo UK
zzz + Felis pardalis ocelot 1980 zzz 1995 zzzz zoo UK

85 + Felis catus cat 1990+ various 1999+ various UK LI NO
19 + Canis familia. dog 1992+ various 1999+ various UK

Fota + Panthera tigris tiger 1981 xxx zoo 1995 xxxx zoo UK
yy + Panthera tigris tiger 1983 yyy zoo 1998 yyyy zoo UK

Lump + Panthera leo lion 1986 Woburn SP 1998 Edinburgh zoo UK [since 1994]


or see the links under Zoo BSE at http://www.mad-cow.org/00/sci_archive_frame.html

Zoo Prion Disease: review of scientific literature
Database of 82 zoo animals with prion disease
Switcheroo -- mysteries at the MAFF home page
More cheetah TSE 9 years after 'ban'
The case of the missing pumas, tigers, ocelots, and lion
How many house cats really had TSE?
The Bristol Zoo tigers: 1970-77
Horizontal transmission demonstrated in kudu
Eland, nyala, bison, ankole, arabianory, and scimitar-horned oryx
French primate disaster
Primate BSE quarantine recommendations
TSEs in primates: brief literature survey
Lemur prion sequences predicted
Prosimians: which animals are involved so far?
Earlier BSE problems at French, Australian, and Irish zoos
Further blow aimed at surviving primates
Which zoos, which primates, how many animals?


tss



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