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Testing On Exotic Animals Won’t Begin For Weeks

COLUMBUS ZOO EXOTIC RESCUE
One of the panthers from Zanesville ranch in quarantine at the Columbus Zoo.
2:13PM
October 31, 2011

Dr. Tony Forshey said Monday the animals must be anesthetized to have blood drawn. He’s worried they’re too weak to survive the procedure.

Evidence of Asian Beetle Compels Quarantine

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An Asian long-horned beetle
11:33AM
September
12, 2011

Evidence of an Asian beetle that kills some types of hardwood trees has been found at a second site in southwest Ohio, leading authorities to expand a quarantine.

State Agriculture Department Conducts Blitz For Quarantined Firewood

12:00AM
June
9, 2006

The Emerald Ash Borer has killed millions of ash trees in parts of the Mid-West since 2003. And during the Memorial Day weekend state and federal agriculture officials conducted check points at some of the EAB quarantined areas in Ohio.