ATLANTA, Ga. – Multiple otters tested positive for COVID-19 at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta after showing symptoms, the aquarium reported Sunday.
Officials said the otters started showing mild respiratory symptoms like sneezing, runny noses, coughing, and tiredness.
Aquarium staff did not specify the number of otters infected but said they are older Asian small-clawed otters that do not make direct contact with the public.
“Our Asian small-clawed otters are under very close monitoring by veterinarians and animal care team members. They have displayed only mild symptoms and we expect...