Animals in zoos and sanctuaries have tested positive, including lions, tigers, pumas, cougars, snow leopards and non-human primates like gorillas.
The Union environment ministry said the infection was not caused by any variant of concern and all eight lions have responded well to the treatment and are recovering
The 2018 virus outbreak was a reminder that the steady growth in the animal's population cannot be taken for granted.
Cases of Coronavirus spreading from humans to pets rise; still no evidence of animal-to-human transmission
While it appears that animals can get the virus from people, there is no indication that pets are transmitting it to human beings.
Economic strife affects lions in Sudan's zoo: Images of impoverished lion cause international uproar
Many international organizations are willing to help the lions, including an emergency rescue group expected in Sudan soon.
The method developed allows a non-surgical means of fertilization, an otherwise-invasive procedure.
Lions caught in Gujarat government's conundrum: Can't care for them, won't let other states do it either
Gujarat government has not been frank, upfront or transparent about the causes of lion deaths in the past, and even more so since the current epidemic struck
Gir National Park sees frenzied activity in aftermath of multiple lion deaths; officials look for signs of Canine Distemper Virus
Thirty-six lions have been isolated in three rescue centres inside the Gir National Park, and their movements are being monitored round the clock.
Supreme Court calls death of lions in Gujarat's Gir forest 'extremely serious', asks Centre to take action to protect them
In September, over 21 lions have died in the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, due to various reasons.
Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attack
Seven lions rescued from Gujarat's Gir forest died while undergoing treatment at a rescue centre, taking the overall death toll of big cats to 21 since 12 September.
Experts said that the deaths of the lions cannot be dismissed as part of a natural cycle.
The anti-poaching unit found a high-powered rifle, wire cutters and an ax along with the remains.
The Berlin police are in pursuit of wild cats that have escaped from the Berlin zoo and have urged the people of Luenebach to stay in their houses.
As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?
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Alviro Petersen on Thursday became the highest-profile South African cricketer to be banned for corruption since former captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.
Ravindra Jadeja caught the attention of the Gujarat Forest Department by posing for a picture with a pride of Lions at the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.
Two lions were killed after they severely mauled a man who stripped naked and entered their enclosure in an apparent suicide attempt early Saturday, authorities said.
Water scarcity in wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan is killing animals and forcing them into human habitations
Here's why Jamie Vardy's tweet of a picture, with simply an ellipsis as the caption, was the perfect response to Harry Kane's Instagram post.
Faith bites? Self-proclaimed ‘prophet’ picks fight with lions, suffers serious damage to his buttocks
Alec Ndiwane, a self-proclaimed "prophet" of the Zion Christian Church recently picked up a fight in South Africa's Kruger National Park after he "went into a trance and started speaking in tongues". Only, he didn't pick someone his own size (or type).