Officials with the Denver Zoo said on Monday that 11 African lions have tested positive for COVID-19.
The lions range in age from 1 to 9 years old, officials said.
The animals were tested through nasal swab samples after staff noticed they were coughing, sneezing, and appeared lethargic.
Zoo officials said their symptoms are relatively mild at this point, but staff will continue to monitor and treat the animals. It’s not clear how they contracted the virus.Leave a reply