Capture myopathy of wild animals


This syndrome often occurs following restraint of wild animals. Affected animals may die acutely from lactic acidosis or may live several days and show muscular stiffness or lie down in severe cases. Severe skeletal muscle lesions with heart and kidney damage may be present.

Broader Problems:
Broken-spirited animals
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST