Plants toxic to zoo animals - Knowledgebase Question

Rochester, NY
Question by cdebellis
July 14, 2005
I work at a zoo. We want to put Golden Barberry shrubs and Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper plants in our exhibits. Would these be harmful to our animals if they ate them?


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Answer from NGA
July 14, 2005

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I'm really sorry but I have no way to check on toxicity to exotic animals. Your veterinarian might be able to help, or perhaps other zoos that have successful plantings in their exhibits.

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