All things animals in today’s Bwoglines!
Happening in the World: Ying Ying and Le Le, a middle-aged couple of giant pandas in a Hong Kong theme park, have mated for the first time in more than 10 years, after given a rare period of privacy due to the coronavirus lockdown. (The Guardian)
Happening in the US: Army researchers at Fort Detrick, Maryland have begun animal testing of a potential coronavirus vaccine, but stressed that a breakthrough treatment is still months away.(Military)
Happening in New York: Nadia, a four-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the first–known animal in the US to test positive. Officials suspect that a human handler transmitted the virus to the tiger. (Smithsonian)
panda buddies!! via WWF