Birth of baby tiger 'Covid' brings hope to Mexican zoo
By Editor - Thu Mar 26, 3:26 pm
The rare birth of a baby tiger called “Covid” has brought a glimmer of hope to a private zoo in eastern Mexico even as normal life seizes up in the country to contain the deadly coronavirus that inspired his name. Named by the family that owns the zoo as the global pandemic intensified, Bengal tiger Covid was born on March 14 in a small zoo in the city of Cordoba that specializes in rescuing animals from circuses and exotic private collections. The coronavirus causes the respiratory disease COVID-19, which is often used synonymously with the virus.
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