Tag: San Diego Zoo

March 8, 2021

Apes receive experimental coronavirus vaccine

As biologists worry about the potential for the virus that causes COVID-19 to spread to wildlife, the San Diego Zoo is using an experimental vaccine for several apes at the...

January 12, 2021

Three gorillas test positive for COVID-19

Three gorillas have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a recent U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service announcement. Two of the primates began coughing, prompting testing for...