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Third Ape Dies Of Bacterial Infection at ABQ BioPark

On Tuesday, the ABQ BioPark lost its female siamang Johore, who died from complications of the Shigella bacteria that has been affecting the facility’s apes over the past few weeks. Symptoms of Shigella infection include diarrhea, vomiting and abdominal cramping. While some apes had minor symptoms, others, like Johore, required more care. Staff said the 30-year-old siamang was receiving […]