Differently Endangered
India Today|May 24, 2021
COVID-19
Rahul Noronha

As the second wave of the Covid pandemic sweeps the nation, no one is safe—not even wildlife. Over the past month, reports have trickled in of lions testing Covid-positive—as many as eight Asiatic lions in Hyderabad zoo (April 29) and two at the Etawah Safari Park in Uttar Pradesh (May 6). According to officials, tests are on at other zoos and the number of cases of Covid among wildlife may rise.

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