OKC Zoo Sad to Announce Death of Female 佩雷·戴维’s Deer

6月20日,星期四,俄克拉何马城足球比分500之一’s female 佩雷·戴维’7岁的凯特的小鹿在足球比分500里接受了兽医检查’琼·柯克帕特里克(Joan Kirkpatrick)动物医院,因为她表现出of行和行动不便的迹象。考试期间,兽医团队拍了几张射线照相,得知凯特在她的股骨的右侧骨折。不幸的是,手术不是修复股骨的选择,并且艰难的决定是在6月20日上午11:30左右对凯特人进行安乐死。

凯特(Kate)和她的同父异母姐姐7岁的皮帕(Pippa)于2013年从俄亥俄州坎伯兰郡的荒野(The Wilds)来到OKC足球比分500。凯特(Kate)受到照顾者的爱戴,并喜欢花时间晒黑自己,并浸泡在整个栖息地的泥滩中。她还喜欢吃各种野草,树叶和浏览。皮帕(Pippa)的状况很好,并将在足球比分500内保持公众视野’s Asian deer yard.

Of all the animals at the Zoo, 佩雷·戴维’s是唯一一个被贴上令人沮丧的区别的人“Extinct in the Wild” by the 国际自然保护联盟 (IUCN). After years of habitat loss and over-hunting, there are no known free-ranging populations of 佩雷·戴维’s left and the species only exists under human care. However, the situation is not as dire as the label makes it seem. 佩雷·戴维’根据IUCN的说法,小鹿已经从灭绝的边缘中恢复过来,已经成为如何拯救高度威胁物种的经典例子。

佩雷·戴维’小鹿原产于中国南部的湿地地区,被认为是国徽和骄傲之源。 IUCN报告说,皇帝保护了一大群’s garden. In 1895, a surrounding wall was destroyed by a heavy flood and most of the deer escaped and were hunted. Only 20-30 animals remained in the garden until the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, when the garden was occupied by troops and the remaining deer were hunted. During the first decade of the 20th century, the Duke of Bedford in the United Kingdom gathered the last 18 佩雷·戴维’鹿在英格兰的沃本修道院庄园(Woburn Abbey Estate)繁殖。

该物种以法国传教士Pere(法国之父)Armand David的名字命名,他是最早研究该物种并将其引起1860年代欧洲观众注意的西方人之一。

-泰勒·博伊德(OKC Zoo)食肉动物和蹄类动物策展人

 

照片:安德烈·约翰逊(Andrea Johnson)

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