Tiger at Columbus Zoo dies of complications from COVID-19
Columbus, Ohio — A 14-year-old Amur tiger died at the Columbus Zoo
Zoo last weekend after developing pneumonia due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.
According to a zoo press release, a tiger named Jupiter died
Jupiter is the first animal to die in the zoo as a result of COVID-19.
Zoo, Jupiter was receiving long-term treatment for an underlying
chronic disease that could easily infect tigers with the coronavirus.
Jupiter's care team remembers him as a big and formidable
interacts with other favorite items-75 pounds difficult for caretakers.