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Aug 13, 2013

The Top Ten Mammals Surviving Because of Zoos


A big cat, a fig-loving bat and a monogamous monkey are just some of the species staving off extinction thanks to the help of zoos, according to a new report.

The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA), which promotes the values of good zoos and aquariums, has compiled a list of the top ten mammals most reliant on zoos in the UK and Ireland.

The Amur leopard, the Livingstone’s fruit bat and the San Martin titi monkey have all made it on to the list, which highlights some of the best examples of how zoos are safeguarding the future of our planet’s wildlife and their habitats.

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