Indian Zoo Stops Feeding Chickens to Raptors as Bird Flu Spreads

Bloomberg Quint | Jan 18, 2021 at 1:40 PM
  • A state-run zoo in India has stopped feeding chickens to birds such as hawks, eagles and owls as bird flu outbreaks spread to more than 10 states in the country.
  • Serological tests of a brown fish owl, which died at the National Zoological Park in New Delhi, confirmed that the bird was infected with the H5N8 virus.
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