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Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Elephants tested for COVID-19 after lions test positive in Indian zoo

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Elephants tested for COVID-19 after lions test positive in Indian zoo
Elephants tested for COVID-19 after lions test positive in Indian zoo

Elephants were tested for COVID-19 after several lions at a zoo in a southern India zoo tested positive.

Elephants were tested for COVID-19 after several lions at a zoo in a southern India zoo tested positive.

Twenty-eight elephants were tested as a precaution after lions at Vandalur Zoo in Tamil Nadu tested positive for the virus.

Footage from June 8 shows the large mammals being tested at Theppakadu elephant camp.

Samples were taken from their mouths and anuses.

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