THZ Study Guide 2 - Kole Cox - English III Name_Kole Cox The Hot Zone Part II The Monkey House RESTON 1 Why are monkeys imported into the US How long

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English III Name: _Kole Cox________ The Hot Zone: Part II - The Monkey House RESTON 1.Why are monkeys imported into the US? How long are monkeys quarantined before distribution?-In order to conduct research the effects of products on animals to estimate the effects of those products on humans. They are held for 1 month. 2.Who is Dr. Dan Dalgard and what is his job? What kind of person is he?-A veterinarian, he was suppose to take care of the monkey while they were in quarantine. He is a principal Scientist, Tall in his 50’s, Glasses, Blue Eyes, and a southern accent. Hewas handy, and pacient. 3.Is a big suburban area like Reston a good place for a facility like this? Why?-Not really, the facility is really safe, but as seen in the past, the facility can be breached. 4.Where did the October 4, 1989 shipment come from and how big was it? Describe the places they stopped on the way to Reston.-The shipment came from the Philippians, it was 100 wild monkeys. 5.How do you think the macaque monkey social structure should affect the way their human handlers store and treat them?-They should keep them in an environment as close as possible to their natural habitat in order to ensure their survival. 6.What was the condition of the surviving males that concerned Dalgard? -Very docile, and misty droopy eyes. 7.Why can’t you do an autopsy of a monkey in front of other monkeys?-The other monkeys will riot. 8.What did he find out during the autopsy?-Enlarged spleen, and blood in their intestines. 9.What did Dalgard find when he went to work on Saturday, November 11?-3 more dead monkeys, hemorrhage in all organs, anorexia, nasal discharge. 1. Who is Peter Jahrling and what is his specialty? - He is a virologist. He specializes in monkey viruses. 2.What irritated and concerned Peter about the samples Dan Dalgard sent him?-The samples were wrapped in tinfoil like left over meat.
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  • Spring '16
  • Alex McLean
  • English, monkey house, Dr. Dan Dalgard

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