3 lions test positive for COVID-19 in New Orleans zoo
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE/Gray News) - Three African lions at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans tested positive for COVID-19.
Zookeepers say the lions, Arnold, Kali, and Asani were coughing and had nasal discharge, WVUE reported.
Authorities said the lions appear to be doing well and are currently being quarantined in their habitat.
The zoo is in the process of testing the three other lions.
Most likely, the lions were exposed to an asymptomatic keeper, officials say.
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