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Here’s one for all you folks out there craving your next hit of Attenborough. Freightwaves has put together a story on the transport of animals. Starting with a charming anecdote of the sloths demanding first class (or, at least, economy) seats, it moves on to look at the way pet owners, zoos and others move their animals. Perhaps surprisingly, air is seen as the preferred method, mainly because of the speed and the lack of time the animals spend in crates. Of course, shipping rhinos and venomous snakes through the skies carries its own challenges.

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