Christa, the beloved black rhinoceros at Caldwell Zoon in Tyler, TX, was diagnosed with a terminal tuberculosis, and according to reports was euthanized this morning (April 26).
”The public was not at risk of contracting TB from the rhino due to the way TB is transmitted,” said Texas Department of State Health Services Regional Zoonosis Control Veterinarian Brent Moore, DVM. “Transmiss...
An endangered Grevy’s Zebra was born at Tyler's Caldwell Zoo in June of 2020, and she was up and walking within thirty minutes of her birth. She's healthy and happy now, but there was a moment when zookeepers thought they might have lost her.