Other animals have also reportedly tested positive: A Tiger in the Bronx Zoo and minks on farms in the Netherlands. With reports that the disease came from bats, we're left to wonder, what happens when the virus goes back into our pets?
Four more tigers and three lions test positive for coronavirus at US Bronx Zoo
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the novel coronavirus—and six other big cats are exhibiting symptoms consistent with the illness
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus, in what's believed to be a case of "human-to-cat transmission." The USDA said only one tiger was tested, but several other lions and tigers at the zoo show symptoms of respiratory illness.
Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for coronavirus. This is the first known instance of a tiger being infected, the USDA says.
Malayan tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for COVID-19 after developing dry cough
JUST IN: Four year old tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for coronavirus after developing a dry cough, with other tigers and lions also showing symptoms.
Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York has tested positive for coronavirus. This is the first known instance of a tiger being infected, the USDA says.
LION'S DEN DANCE: The Bronx Zoo learned that a woman apparently climbed into the lion's exhibit -- and danced as a male lion watched from an uncomfortably close distance.
Shocking video from inside the Bronx Zoo shows woman who climbed into lion exhibit. There was a moat between the woman and lion, but the zoo says this was “a serious violation and unlawful trespass that could have resulted in serious injury or death.”