More Tigers and Lions in Bronx Zoo Catch COVID-19


Two weeks after the first world-known big feline, a tiger called Nadia who lives in New York’s Bronx Zoo developed COVID-19, the epidemic proceeded to spread among the other animals.

The zoo representatives officially declared that seven tigers and lions got the virus. One of the tigers is actually asymptomatic: he didn’t get a cough.

The samples were obtained through a painless procedure that didn’t need anesthesia. All animals are acting normally.

Earlier that day it had been announced that two domestic New York State cats were found positive for COVID-19, getting respiratory problems but expected to fully recover.

Governor Greg Abbott released a statement expressing his condolences to the victim’s families and thanking SMPD.


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