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12 Jan
As many as eight gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are presumed to have contracted Covid-19 from a human handler. One of the animals has tested positive, marking the first known transmission of the virus to apes, zoo officials said on Monday according to a report by The Mirror. Three among the band…
5 Apr 2020
A tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the institution said Sunday and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time.
27 Feb 2020
A 15-year old male baboon made headlines on Tuesday after escaping from a hospital where it was scheduled for a vasectomy. But, authorities have said that the baboon that was chased by the police in Sydney finally underwent the procedure on Thursday. The baboon had two female companions with him for emotional support who also…
17 Feb 2019
A 41-year-old surfer was airlifted to hospital Sunday after being bitten in a suspected shark attack on Australia's famed Byron Bay. The man was out catching waves shortly after dawn at Belongil Beach when police said he was "bitten on the leg by a shark". Images taken shortly after appeared to show a chunk bitten…
27 Jan 2018
Paris's main zoo was set to reopen Saturday after the last of around 50 baboons who had escaped from their enclosure were found overnight, the zoo authorities said. A spokeswoman for the National Museum of Natural History said two females and a baby were tracked down at around 4:15 am (0315 GMT). The zoo is…

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