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Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium Opens Lied Jungle and Desert Dome After No Further Cases of Avian Influenza

The Lied Jungle and Desert Dome at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium are open to guests beginning today, Monday, October 31, 2022. No further cases of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) have been identified on Zoo grounds after two Pink-backed pelicans died of HPAI on October 13 and 14. The Lee G. Simmons Aviary will remain closed as the Zoo moves from level 5 to level 4 of its prevention and response plan. Veterinary staff have tested several birds from the Simmons Aviary... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Monday, Oct 31, 2022