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To protect animals from COVID-19, Karnataka zoos have a ‘minimum contact’ policy

Author: | Posted on: Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Over the last few days, there have been some reports of animals testing positive for the novel coronavirus in the US. These include eight big cats – five Malayan tigers and three African lions – at Bronx Zoo, and two pet cats. In the former case, the big cats are believed to have contracted the virus from an asymptomatic caretaker at the zoo. However, even more such cases made the news, the Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) had already put measures in place to safeguard the animals in its zoos.

For more on this report by Team StoryInfinity read – The News Minute 

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