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Gorillas sit after two of their troop tested positive for COVID-19

Gorillas at San Diego Zoo Safari Park diagnosed with COVID-19

Three among the band of critically endangered western lowland gorillas at the sprawling wildlife park have shown symptoms of the respiratory virus.

By REUTERS
12/01/2021

Popular 25-year-old Ugandan gorilla killed at UNESCO park

In a statement, the state-run Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) said the four men were detained for their role in the death of Rafiki.

By REUTERS
12/06/2020

Scientists say gorillas could catch coronavirus; parks in Africa shut down

Human respiratory diseases like COVID-19 are one of the biggest threats facing mountain gorillas, with even the common cold being potentially fatal.

23/03/2020

Group of protected mountain gorillas die after lightning strike in Uganda

The species is protected all throughout a string of restricted safe havens or national parks located in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratc Republic of Congo.

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