Baby orangutan at zoo may have died of coronavirus: PETA

Baby orangutan at zoo may have died of coronavirus: PETA







PETA has demanded an investigation into whether a baby orangutan at a German zoo died from the coronavirus, according to a report.

The German branch of the animal activist group said Leipzig Zoo should consider the possibility that the nine-month-old named Rima’s death was related to the virus, the Daily Mail reported.

“The danger of apes being infected with [COVID-19] is thoroughly likely,” Yvonne Würz of PETA said in a statement. “As the closest relatives of humans, they are vulnerable to pathogens which cause respiratory illnesses in humans.”

But zookeepers insisted that the orangutan baby died from a serious illness unrelated to COVID-19, saying no staff or animals suffered any symptoms of the virus, according to the German newspaper Bild.

“She died at the start of April, and was already faint and in poor general health before that,” a zoo spokesperson said. “Neither staff nor animals have had coronavirus symptoms in our zoo. Therefore, we will not use up human screening capacity with unnecessary tests.”

The orangutan’s death comes after several big cats at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the virus after being exposed to an infected zookeeper.

Enjoy Daily Prayers and , Open Heavens Daily Devotional, Billy Graham Daily Devotional , Our Daily Bread Devotionals , UCB Word for Today Devotionals , In touch Ministries Daily Devotionals , My Utmost For His Highest Daily Devotionals , All Rccg Live programs and Events , Rccg Sunday School Manuals ( Weekly Teacher and Students Manuals ) , Winner Chapel Daily Covenant Hours and Programs , Dclm Pastor Kumugi Daily Manna Devotional , Seeds Of Destiny Daily Devotional , Spirit Meat Rev. Olusola Areogun Daily Devotional , CAC living Water Daily Devotional Guides , CAC Weekly Sunday School Manuals , Rhapsody Of Realities Daily Devotionals , Our Daily Journey Devotionals , Turning Point Today Daily Devotionals , Christian Useful Secrets Tips , Download  Nigerian Worship Video Musics and songs  And MP3 , Ray Stedman Daily Devotional , Pastor Benny Hinn Inspirational Teachings , Bishop David Oyedepo Inspirational Teachings, Pastor Rick Warren Daily Hope Devotional , Pastor Faith Oyedepo Motivational Messages , Daily Devotions Etc
https://www.ngospelmedia.net/foreign-news/baby-orangutan-at-zoo-may-have-died-of-coronavirus-peta/ Coronavirus Updates,Foreign News,News,World News

0 Comments

Post a Comment

Thanks for sharing your Interest!

Back to Home Page Enjoy Your Stay!!!