14歳のアムールトラ, 木星, ウイルスによる肺炎を発症した後、日曜日に死亡した, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said in a ステートメント
. Jupiter was undergoing long-term treatment for chronic underlying illnesses
, which made him more susceptible to the virus
, the zoo said
Additional testing and treatments were administered the following day and Jupiter seemed stable, but he died that night, 声明によると.
Jupiter is the first animal at the zoo to die from Covid-19 complications, 当局者は言った.
“As a precautionary measure, we are requiring staff working with cats, great apes and mustelids (NS。, otters, wolverines) to wear masks when within six feet of these animals,” 声明は言った. “These animals are more susceptible to contracting COVID-19.”
Jupiter arrived at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on March 19, 2015. He was born at the Moscow Zoo on July 9, 2007, and had sired nine cubs, 声明は言った.
“Jupiter’s care team remembers him as a big and impressive tiger who loved fish, sleeping in the habitat’s cave, playing with cardboard boxes, and interacting with another favorite item—a 75-pound firehouse ‘plus sign’ that was heavy for keepers to move but something he carried around like it weighed nothing,” 読んだ声明.
今年の初め, AN 11-year-old snow leopard
ブルーミントンのミラーパーク動物園で, イリノイ, died after contracting Covid-19
. Rilu also developed pneumonia before death
, zoo officials said