Animal Handling News

Browse our news articles to learn more about how our products are helping Zoos and Aquariums around the world.

Blue Planet operate on a large Stingray

Blue Planet operate on a large Stingray

We are grateful to The Blue Planet team for sharing their experience of medically treating a Large Stingray.

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The MAID (Marine Animal Isolation Device) used at The Deep to isolate Turtles
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The MAID (Marine Animal Isolation Device) used at The Deep to isolate Turtles

We are proud to have received beautiful footage from The Deep in Hull, UK, of our Marine Animal Isolation Device (MAID) being used to isolate Sea Turtles.

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Visit us at the 10th International Aquarium Congress in Japan

Visit us at the 10th International Aquarium Congress in Japan

We are proud to be exhibiting at the 10th International Aquarium Congress in Japan in Fukushima, Japan.

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New sharks arrive at the National Marine Aquarium

New sharks arrive at the National Marine Aquarium

James Wright, Marcus Williams and their team have created a beautiful video of a recent arrival of 2 Sandbar Sharks.

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Our Rubber Landing Nets used at Flying Sharks

Our Rubber Landing Nets used at Flying Sharks

Thanks to Lewis Cocks for sharing these photos showing our Rubber Landing Nets in use at Flying Sharks.

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Medical examination of a Sand Tiger Shark using The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag
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Medical examination of a Sand Tiger Shark using The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag

We are extremely pleased to have received wonderful video footage from our friends at the Florida Aquarium. It shows a Sand Tiger shark being caught with The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag and then subjected to a medical examination.

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Transporting a 137kg Rescued Sea Turtle
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Transporting a 137kg Rescued Sea Turtle

One of the biggest and oldest giant green sea turtles in Britain has arrived at the National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham in Birmingham - say hello to 78-year-old Gulliver!

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A Routine Physical Examination For A Wobbegong Shark using our gloves
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A Routine Physical Examination For A Wobbegong Shark using our gloves

Once again we are excited to see that Rebecca Bray and her team at Mystic Aquarium are using our Venom Defender Animal Handling Gloves to safely conduct a routine physical examination for a Wobbegong Shark.

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Sealife Manchester transports Japanese Spider Crabs with our new carrier
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Sealife Manchester transports Japanese Spider Crabs with our new carrier

Recently we were asked by the Sealife group to design a Japanese Spider Crab Carrier.

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Green Moray Eel gets a checkup at Mystic Aquarium
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Green Moray Eel gets a checkup at Mystic Aquarium

We are very proud to see that Rebecca Bray and her team at Mystic Aquarium have used our Venom Defender Animal Handling Gloves to safely conduct a health check up of a Green Moray Eel.

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Baby otters get their first health check-ups with the help of our gloves
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Baby otters get their first health check-ups with the help of our gloves

Five baby otters have been given their first ever health check-ups at Chester Zoo with the help of our Animal Handling Gloves.

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The Secret Life of the Zoo is nominated for a BAFTA TV award

The Secret Life of the Zoo is nominated for a BAFTA TV award

We're proud to see that Chester Zoo's hit TV series has been nominated for a BAFTA TV Award.

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Animal Charity PDSA equips each of their hospitals with Venom Defender Gloves

Animal Charity PDSA equips each of their hospitals with Venom Defender Gloves

We are proud to have supplied each of the 51 PDSA hospitals in the UK with our Venom Defender Gloves.

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Transporting adult Lemon Sharks using our small carrier

Transporting adult Lemon Sharks using our small carrier

We are pleased to have received footage of two 32 year old Lemon Sharks being transported from Emmen Zoo to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth.

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A Second Chance for Rescued Stingrays

A Second Chance for Rescued Stingrays

From almost-tragedy to a thriving second chance - see how these rescued stingrays are doing at their new home.

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Handling a Giant Lobster with our Venom Defender Animal Handling Gloves

Handling a Giant Lobster with our Venom Defender Animal Handling Gloves

We are pleased to be presented with these photos of James Robson and his team at Sealife London handling a Giant Lobster with our Venom Defender gloves.

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Moving Moray Eels with 'The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag' in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Moving Moray Eels with 'The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag' in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

We're delighted to have received this report from Lewis Cocks in which he explains how The Aquarium Vet Shark Bag has been helping them to move Moray Eels.

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Visit us at the 2018 Regional Aquatics Workshop

Visit us at the 2018 Regional Aquatics Workshop

We are exhibiting at the 2018 Regional Aquatics Workshop in Tampa, Florida, hosted by the Florida Aquarium.

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Conference of the European Union of Aquarium Curators (EUAC)

Conference of the European Union of Aquarium Curators (EUAC)

We are exhibiting at the 2017 conference of the European Union of Aquarium Curators (EUAC) at Royal Burgers’ Zoo, Arnhem, The Netherlands from Monday October 23rd - to Friday October 27th.

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Vet check-up for a 140kg Loggerhead Turtle

Vet check-up for a 140kg Loggerhead Turtle

We are very happy to have received these photos from Dingle Oceanworld after they used our Extra Strong/Large Sea Turtle Carrier to inspect a 140kg Loggerhead Turtle!

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Behind the scenes at Sealife London featuring our products

Behind the scenes at Sealife London featuring our products

We are extremely proud to see our products being used by Sealife London during a TV documentary on the Discovery Channel.

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Transporting marine life to Aquarium de Biarritz in France using our Ray Tray

Transporting marine life to Aquarium de Biarritz in France using our Ray Tray

Jeffrey de Pauw has sent us a beautiful video of a delivery made by De Jong Marine Life to Aquarium de Biarritz in France.

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Otter pups at Chester Zoo get Microchipped with the help of our Gloves

Otter pups at Chester Zoo get Microchipped with the help of our Gloves

Great to see our flagship product featured on Channel 4's Secret Life of the Zoo!

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Universeum Sweden using our Small Ray Tray

Universeum Sweden using our Small Ray Tray

Curator Terese Österberg has so kindly presented us with photographs of our Small Ray Tray in use at UNIVERSEUM in Sweden.

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Inspecting a Giant Lobster at Sealife using our gloves

Inspecting a Giant Lobster at Sealife using our gloves

Chris Brown at Sealife inspects a Giant Lobster with the help of our Venom Defender Gloves.

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De Jong Marine Life in Holland using feeding grippers to feed sharks

De Jong Marine Life in Holland using feeding grippers to feed sharks

We are delighted to have received this video from Jeffrey De Pauw at De Jong Marine Life. It shows the ease of use and versatility of our Feeding Grippers when offering food to Rhina ancylostoma & big black tips.

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Visit us at the 2017 Regional Aquatics Workshop

Visit us at the 2017 Regional Aquatics Workshop

We are exhibiting at the 2017 Regional Aquarium Workshop in Boston, USA and welcome you to visit out booth.

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Nurse Shark transported through the desert with the help of our carrier

Nurse Shark transported through the desert with the help of our carrier

We are proud to have received great feedback from Lewis Cocks at Issham Aquatics after they used our Large Shark Carrier to move their Nurse Shark.

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Visit us at the 2016 International Aquarium Conference

Visit us at the 2016 International Aquarium Conference

We are exhibiting at the 2016 International Aquarium Conference in Vancouver from 25th - 30th September.

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Transporting Stumpy the 200kg Stringray

Transporting Stumpy the 200kg Stringray

Sealife Sydney Aquarium recently needed to move a 200k g Short tail Stingray (Dasyatis brevicaudata) to Manly Sea-Life Sanctuary across the bay.

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