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ABQ BioPark Reports Second Elephant Tests Positive For Elephant Herpes Virus

The ABQ BioPark reports that the Zoo’s eight-year-old elephant Jazmine has now tested positive for Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV). Jazmine’s brother Thorn died on Christmas Day from the disease. The BioPark said Jazmine’s blood was frequently tested after Thorn received a positive test on December 15. The virus was detected in her blood on December 28. Animal care staff immediately […]