Now Corona in Animals, 8 Lions positive first time in the country.

Now Corona in Animals, 8 Lions positive first time in the country.

RT PCR of lions after showing signs of Corona in Hyderabad’s zoo

For the first time in the country, there has been a case of 8 lions being corona positive. According to forest reserve officials these lions infected with Corona belong to the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad. According to the media report, this was told by the Zoo management only on 29 April. Nehru Zoological park officers informed that they noticed that since few weeks lions are not taking feed properly. To seeing this situation some health Employees found Covid 19 symptoms in the lions on 24 April. They also said that there was a decline in the appetite of lions. Lion’s nose was runny and they are suffering from extreme cold cough. After seeing the signs of Covid, the employees informed this to the Zoo management.

The center for Cellular and Molecular Biology had reported that the RT- PCR report of 8 lions came back positive. There are 12 Asiatic lions in the Nehru Zoological Park. Among them, 4 males and 4 females are positive. Zoo director Siiddhanand Kukreti said that it is true that the coronary symptoms have been found in the lion, but we have not yet officially received their Corona report. At the moment all of Zoo’s lion are healthy.

Park is in densely populated area

The park officials has closed Xu to the general crowd gatherings. The Nehru Zoological Park situated in the densely crowdy area in ​​Hyderabad. Hence a week ago, the govt, officials had talked about spreading the virus through the air. In such a critical circumstances, the virus can approach the juvenile through nearby public as well. Initially in April 2020, 8 tigers and lion were suffering from corona positive in the Bronx Zoo in New York, USA. Similarly this virus came from dog ​​and cat infection in Hong Kong.

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