New Year Trivia: Wild Animals Allergies

Did you know that wild animals can develop allergies too!?

Dr. Seals assisted the Fort Worth Zoo veterinary team in allergy testing Xochi the Jaguar. Xochi has a history of overgrooming her body. This is a sign of itch and skin changes associated with allergy. Her allergy test (see photo below) shows that she is very allergic to things in the environment. Her treatment includes immunotherapy.

Wild animals allergies test

Wild animals allergies Jaguar

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