Home / News / World News / Kruger Park on alert after TB claims life of an elephant
By: SIHLE MANDA
From: IOL

Kruger Park on alert after TB claims life of an elephant

Concerns abound that elephants at the Kruger National Park were at the risk of human-borne tuberculosis after one was killed by the disease.

To eliminate the fears, scientists at the country’s main national park were conducting tests on the animals.

On Wednesday, a team led by Professor Michele Miller from Stellenbosch University conducted tests on a young elephant.

Miller said they were hoping to sporadically test between 60 and 70 elephants in the park.

Read more: https://www.iol.co.za/the-star/news/kruger-park-on-alert-after-tb-claims-life-of-an-elephant-14538834

<  Previous Next  >

Current Residents

Learn More Donate

Sign up for EleNews!