Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE
Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE

Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at US zoo

  • The eight cases are believed to be the first known infections among such primates in the US and possibly the world
  • The gorillas may have caught the disease from a member of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park wildlife care team who has also tested positive

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE
Two gorillas are seen at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where several of the animals have tested positive for coronavirus infection. Photo: San Diego Zoo Safari Park via EPA-EFE
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