As per the new strategy, meat currently being given to lions, tigers and wagons in Zoo and Biological Park will now be boiled. (Token picture)
Corona infection in wildlife: After confirmation of corona infection in lions in Hyderabad, the forest department in Rajasthan has taken a precautionary strategy and prepared an immediate rescue strategy. A new guideline has been released for this.
Jaipur. After the confirmation of Corona infection in lions in 8 lions in Hyderabad, Rajasthan Forest Department has also issued a high alert regarding this matter. Top officials of the forest department have discussed and brainstormed all the Tiger Reserve, Biological Park and Zoo officials by making important video conferences. After that, an upcoming strategy has been prepared for the protection of tigers, wagons and lions in the jungles and zoos of the state. While issuing the guidelines, the Chief Wildlife Guardian and Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, MLA has said that we have to pay special attention to all the routes of corona reaching wildlife. Tourism in the state’s Tiger Reserve, Biological Park and Zoo was stopped from April 16. Now as a precaution, guidelines have also been issued to the staff in all these places that they should take full care of the advisory. Focus will be placed on these things The forest department will limit the staff at Tiger Reserve, Biological Park and Zoo. After vaccination or if the RT PCR report is negative, the staff will give entry at such a place. Career takers or tiger tracking staff around lions and tigers will not be changed again and again. Masks, sanitizers and distancing will also be taken care of.The meat will now be boiled The meat currently given to lions, tigers and wagons in Zoo and Biological Park will now be boiled. The Forest Department has also consulted the experts of Bikaner Veterinary University Rajuvas in this matter. They have been asked to be prepared when such a case comes to the fore so that any emergency can be handled in time.