Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at San Diego park

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“Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and possibly the world.

The park’s executive director, Lisa Peterson, told The Associated Press on Monday that eight gorillas that live together at the park are believed to have the virus and several have been coughing.”

ABCnews report





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** This post was originally published on January 11, 2021 **