Transcript for 2 gorillas at Milwaukee zoo likely died from water contaminated with E. coli
Milwaukee County C staff were heartbroken when male gorilla Cassius and female McCue bolt died suddenly in April. The prime mates were parents to little babies Nara we were obviously devastated when the first gorilla died and demoralized in the second really. Crops he results now revealed both apes died from gastrointestinal. Infections. Like buying equal line say say these types of infections are almost always carried by the water system. We do everything we can't take the best care for animals in this it never happened before Cassius in the Ku got so sick so quickly. They could be saved her ball I don't know. It's as it now. Never count this assisting E. Coli contamination was only in the water supply for the go really exhibit they made sure through extensive testing with the city. That the water visitors during. Was not affected is just as it's impossible to know for sure your bacteria came from but they're also GG protocol on. We're feeding the animals it's devastating to hear and I'm glad they at least found out what was the problem zoo keepers are helping orphaned babies -- again while the completely exhibit remains closed. They did shoot this video of her while she's being kept from the public for now every time we come here at the penguins and apes that's my receivers. Sad at Milwaukee County easy Hillary instantly alliance sent twelve months.
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