Covid positive lions in Hyderabad Nehru Zoological Park

The news can shocked you as it was declared that Corona virus was not found in any animal. But Eight Asian lions at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park have been tested positive for the deadly novel Coronavirus recently. This is the first case of humans infecting animals and making them sick in India.

According to media reoorts, the zoo veterinarians caught the lions showing COVID-19 like symptoms from the last week of April. The Nehru Zoological Park includes 12 lions. 8 among were found with mild symptoms and with nasal discharge, along with loss of taste. According to the observation, zoo authorities got the lions tested for COVID-19.

It might be transferred from zookeepers while providing meat to these lions”. There were almost 1000 animals of different varieties spread nearly 400 acres of Hyderabad Zoo park, as most of the Zoo employees tested positive in the recent past.

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