A cougar in In-Sync Exotics has tested positive for COVID-19 and is the first of its species to catch it. While sedated for a routine medical check-up, In-Sync Exotics’ veterinarian performed a nasopharyngeal swab to test for the presence of COVID-19. The test results came back positive.
Nine apes from the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated with an experimental COVID-19 drug meant for animals. The doses were given after a recent outbreak of COVID-19 among the zoo’s gorilla troop.