What affect is Covid-19 having on zoos?


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There is no sugar coating it, Covid-19 is causing major issues worldwide both to human health and peoples livelyhoods. A lot of buisnesses have been able to turn off the lights, close the doors and self isolate. Not quite that easy for zoos, you cannot really turn the animals off. How are zoos faring at the moment? - Are zoos still open? - What has happened to the staff? - Is the virus found in zoo animals? - Can non-human primates contract the disease? - How safe is it to visit a zoo? All these questions and more are answered by zoo veterinarian Sarah Jayne from Marwell Zoo in England

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