A zoo owner who's dedicated her life to saving animals is left with a deadly disease after she was bitten by an insect in the jungle.
It is thought Rebecca Willers's condition was triggered while she was helping to combat tiger poaching on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
It's left the director of Shepreth Zoo in Cambridgeshire with a disease that could kill her and which is already having a major impact on her life.
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An untreatable medical condition which is likely to end, or at least shorten, her life.
Probably triggered by an insect bite or parasite Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis causes Rebecca's immune system to attack healthy cells.
Conservation expert Bill Oddie has been in the region today to spread the word that zoos can be a force for good.
The former Goodie was joining in the Love Your Zoo celebrations at Shepreth Wildlife Park in Cambridgeshire.
Liz Summers has this report.
A wildlife park near Cambridge is putting GPS tags on hedgehogs that it's planning to release from its hedgehog hospital, so they can be tracked once they're back in the wild.
It means staff at Shepreth Wildlife Park can follow their movements on computer.
The box only weighs 50 grams and is attached to the spines.
The aim is to find out more about how well the hedgehogs survive once they're released. 24 hedgehogs are taking part in the GPS tag project. The plan is to release them at secret locations.