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National Zoological Park shuts down temporarily amid bird flu scare

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    National Zoological Park shuts down temporarily amid bird flu scare in New Delhi

    .Suspected cases of Avia influenza at the Delhi zoo have prompted authorities to shut down its premises

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    These cases come a nearly month after India declared itself free from the highly contagious avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu.

    According to zoo sources, around 8 water birds and a few ducks and pelicans were reported to have been affected by bird flu last week

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    A team of Central Zoo Authority will shortly visit the premises of the zoo which houses around 40 pelicans and 20 ducks.

    “The zoo has been shut down until further notice. We have sent samples of a couple of dead ducks to Jalandhar and Mathura. We are awaiting the report,” a zoo official said.

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