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Veterinary clinic

The residents of the Belize Zoo have a brand-new veterinary clinic that will serve the medical needs of everyone from Sparks the tapir to Chiqui the jaguar. Members of the College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated this milestone with zoo staff when the clinic opened this summer.
Christina Parsnick in lab

Cornell sets the bar for training vet techs in wildlife medicine. The Veterinary Technician Student Preceptorship in Wildlife Medicine is the first of its kind in the northeast U.S., and gives veterinary technicians-in-training concentrated wildlife-focused experience.
Clouded Leopard

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Cornell veterinary student Isabel Jimenez ’19 discusses the importance of training zoo animals to be active participants in their veterinary care.
Young Elephant

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Cornell veterinary student Isabel Jimenez ’19 discusses the importance of zoo animal training to the care and conservation of wildlife species.
Students helping treat leopard

College of Veterinary Medicine students have partnered with the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center, gaining valuable experiences they will never forget.