Gorillas test positive for coronavirus at San Diego park

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and possibly the world. The park’s executive director, Lisa Peterson, told The Associated Press on Monday that eight gorillas […]

Gorillas at San Diego park catch COVID-19

Multiple gorillas at a San Diego zoo have tested positive for COVID-19, in what appears to be the first cases of captive great apes contracting the virus, according to news reports. On Monday (Jan. 11), officials with the San Diego Zoo Safari Park said that eight of their gorillas are believed to be infected with […]

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake jolts San Francisco Bay Area

A magnitude 3.6 earthquake has jolted the San Francisco Bay Area on the last day of 2020. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 5:40 a.m. Thursday roughly 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of San Francisco at a depth of about 9 miles (14 kilometers). The agency’s website shows thousands of reports of […]