Animals at Sydney Zoo enjoying the quiet during the 2021 COVID-19 pandemic | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Animals at Sydney Zoo enjoying the quiet during the 2021 COVID-19 pandemic | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    It’s not quite business as usual for Sydney Zoo. The lockdown means there’s not a visitor in sight. Keepers are doing their best to meet the animals’ needs and even protect some from COVID-19 with effects on primates still largely unknown.

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