A Tiger at Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for COVID-19; The Tiger and Other Cats Are Doing Well at This Time


TweetShare122SharePin67189 Shares Bronx NY, April 5, 2020 — The following information was released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo: Nadia, a 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, has tested positive for COVID-19. She, her sister Azul, two Amur tigers, and three African lions had developed a dry cough and all are expected to recover. This positive COVID-19 test for the tiger was confirmed by USDA’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory, based in Ames, Iowa. We tested the cat out of an abundance of caution and will ensure any…

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