Tag Archives: Bronx Zoo

COVID Infections Found In More Big Cats At Bronx Zoo

Via press release from the Bronx Zoo: On April 5, 2020, we reported that a four-year-old female Malayan tiger had tested positive for COVID-19 and three other tigers and three African lions were showing similar symptoms. Samples for testing from the tiger, Nadia, were collected from her nose, throat, and respiratory tract while she was under anesthesia. Subsequently, we can …

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Feds Say Bronx Zookeeper Transmitted COVID To Tiger

The Associated Press reports: A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known infection in an animal in the U.S. or a tiger anywhere, federal officials and the zoo said Sunday. The 4-year-old Malayan tiger, and six other tigers and lions that have also fallen ill, are …

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NYC’s Cobra Saga Endsssss

A fun diversion while it lasted, yes? No reaction yet on the cobra’s Twitter account.

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Tweet Of The Day – Bronx Zoo’s Cobra

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Adorable Break

The Bronx Zoo debuted its lion cub triplets today. Born on January 27th, the cubs had been kept indoors until the weather allowed them to enjoy the outdoor portion of the zoo’s African Plains exhibit. The Daily News is hosting a naming contest. Suggestions?

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Bronx Bear Cubs

For no particular reason, here’s some cute bear cubs playing in yesterday’s snow at the Bronx Zoo.

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