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Five tigers at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19, zoo officials announced Wednesday.

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In a news release Wednesday, zoo officials said the tigers were tested “out of an abundance of caution” after three of the big cats were displaying mild symptoms, including coughing and sneezing, WJW-TV reported. Zoo care officials noticed the tigers had been sneezing since Sunday, the television station reported.

“Cleveland Metroparks Zoo does not know how the tigers contracted COVID-19, however, the three tigers that previously displayed visible symptoms have shown signs of improvement,” the zoo wrote in its release.

The Rosebrough Tiger Passage will be temporarily closed until the big cats fully recover, according to WJW.

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There has been no evidence of animal-to-human transmission of COVID in the zoo, the television station reported.

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