Jim Corbett National Park of Uttarakhand becomes India’s 1st quarantine centre for animals

  • Jim Corbett National Park, the India’s oldest forested wildlife sanctuary located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, has become the India’s 1stquarantine centre for animals with symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Key Points:

  • At least 10 quarantine centers are being set up within the complex to handle the corona virus prey animals & Cameras will be installed in the park to monitor the cold and cough symptoms of animals.


  • After humans, the threat of COVID-19 is now hovering over wildlife.
  • The NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) has alerted the officials of country’s sanctuaries, forests and zoos after the Coronavirus infection was detected in the Malayan tiger ‘Nadia’ in the Bronx zoo of US (United States).
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