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We put recreational fishing under the spotlight this week with discussion of an article on why catch and release is tough on fish. Singapore Zoo use a 3D-printed prosthesis to give a hornbill a second chance of life and Brendan is happy that the tiger population in Nepal has rebounded. In our final news story Mark muses on the rise of the ‘bin chicken’ – the Australian White Ibis.
‘Megabacteria’ infections in birds, Macrorhabdus ornithogaster, aka ‘gastric yeast’, or AGY, is the main topic. Brendan quizzes Mark on this condition in our feathered friends.
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Links: Why catch and release is tough on fish
Hornbill gets second chance at life with 3D-printed prosthetic
Tiger population rebounds, nearly doubling in Nepal
The rise of the ‘bin chicken’, a totem for modern Australia