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Disasters disrupt zoos' precise food logistics
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Zoos and aquariums need reliable supplies of specific foods, many of which cannot be locally sourced, making careful disaster planning critical. They stock supplies in freezers, build greenhouses, and partner with local arboretums, conservatories, municipalities and businesses to ensure supplies are adequate day-to-day and in the event of a disaster or shortage.

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