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Lecture Archive: Dr. Lance Adams and Brett Long

Aquarium Animals and COVID-19: Implications for Sea Otter Programs at the Aquarium of the Pacific

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Posted: September 11, 2020

Lecture date: September 10, 2020. Two Aquarium experts discuss the potential impacts of COVID-19 on sea otters.

Dr. Lance Adams, Aquarium veterinarian, presents a summary of information about SARS-2-CoV (COVID) in zoo animals, why sea otters may be susceptible, and what the Aquarium’s staff does to keep the sea otters healthy.

Brett Long, curator of mammals and birds, discusses operational changes that have affected the sea otters, staff, and programs, including the sea otter surrogacy program.

Video Posted: September 11, 2020 | Running time: 65:33

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