Bird flu has unfold its tentacles to 15 of the 33 districts in Rajasthan, with over 3,000 birds discovered useless within the state to this point, officers mentioned on Tuesday. Jaipur zoo has been closed following the dying of 4 birds.
Chief Wildlife Warden Mohanlal Meena mentioned that 4 Black Starks and some geese had been discovered useless on Monday on the zoo, following which the zoo was sanitised and closed. A couple of birds had been additionally discovered sick. Their samples have been despatched to a Bhopal lab for checks.
Bird flu or avian influenza was confirmed within the districts of Jaipur, Dausa, Sawai Madhopur, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Pali, Baran, Kota, Banswara, Sirohi and Pratapgarh. On Monday, chook flu was confirmed in Tonk and Karauli as effectively.
Within the final 24 hours, 264 extra crows had been discovered useless, taking the whole crows that died of suspected chook flu to this point within the state to round 2,500. In all, 180 peacocks, 190 pigeons too have died in Rajasthan.
(With IANS inputs)
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