posted on Feb, 13 2004 @ 08:29 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Police are investigating a series of mysterious deaths by apparent poisoning at the Sao Paulo Zoo, where 10 animals died in a
An elephant, three chimpanzees, three tapirs, and three camels were found dead between Jan. 24 and Feb. 6 at the zoo in Brazil's largest city. A
tapir is an endangered, hoofed animal that is a distant relative of the horse and rhinoceros.
At first, police suspected a possible serial animal killer, spreading poison in cages at the zoo, one of the world's largest. Now authorities are
focusing on a more mundane theory: rat poison.
this is so sad. I'm pretty sure the rat poison is to blame, but the zoo should definitely be more responsible and take more precautions in this