• Hello Kitty! Endangered Ocelot Born at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum with Assistance of Cincinnati Zoo Scientists

    8 days ago - By Cincinnati Zoo

    Ocelot birth helps to further validate new artificial insemination method CINCINNATI - In collaboration with the animal care staff at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, scientists from the Cincinnati Zoo's Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife have produced their second pregnancy in ocelots using a novel fixed-time artificial insemination method. For this approach, the female ocelot received a daily dose of progesterone mixed in her food to suppress natural ovarian activity (similar to human...
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