COVID-19 Causes Prague Zoo Gorilla To Lose Urge for food, Lions To Develop Cough

PRAGUE (Reuters) – A gorilla and two lions have examined optimistic for COVID-19 on the Prague Zoo, which is closed amid lockdown restrictions within the nation.

“Lions Jamvan and Suchi and male gorilla Richard examined optimistic at this time. Their signs have been gentle to this point. The lions have a chilly and cough. Richard is drained and misplaced his urge for food,” Director Miroslav Bobek mentioned on his Fb account.

The animals have been principally doubtless contaminated by employees and different animals will likely be examined, Bobek mentioned. Prague Zoo was in contact with different zoos which have seen COVID-19 instances.

Jamvan, an Asiatic lion, yawns inside its enclosure at Prague Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, December 20, 2015. 



Jamvan, an Asiatic lion, yawns inside its enclosure at Prague Zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, December 20, 2015. 

In January, a troop of gorillas on the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park suffered from an outbreak of COVID-19 that sickened a number of of the group’s eight members.

The Czech Republic has confronted a renewed surge in COVID-19 instances that has pushed its an infection charge among the many highest on this planet on a per capita foundation. (Graphic: tmsnrt.rs/34pvUyi)

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