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Nov 5, 2013

New Guidelines on Use of Firearms

New guidelines are now available on the use of firearms in zoos.

These thorough guidelines provide advice on all aspects of the use of firearms in zoos, from selecting, managing and training your firearms team, to choosing the appropriate weapon and ammition, as well as including links to relevant legislation.  They can be found on the website under Animal Care and Management>Policy Documents and Codes of Practice.

Click here to view the Firearms Guidelines.

Thanks to Stuart Jenkinson (RZSS Edinburgh), Antony Hutchinson (Chester Zoo), the Health and Safety Group and all those involved in reviewing the document. 

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