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sometimes introduction may have adequate health certification but still be viewed as potential ecological risks. To determine the potential of such risks, it may ultimately be necessary to establish some animals in an escape-proof situation to carry out tests or for breeding, e.g. to establish monosex or sterile progeny. The essential features of containment facilities are that: (a) animals cannot escape and that the regulatory authority agree on the design; (b) the design minimizes any risk of operator error causing animal escape; (c unauthorized persons cannot gain access and cause the release of contained animals.
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