The Berlin Zoo will also remain closed on Saturday after a dead bird was discovered with the bird flu virus. The zoo announced this on its website. It is not yet officially known how long the closure will last. The "Tagesspiegel" reported that it was assumed to be several weeks.
The site in City West was closed to visitors and cleared on Friday. The infection had previously been confirmed in a hammerhead – a wader about 50 centimeters tall – who died on Sunday.
According to official information, there have also been cases of bird flu in zoos and animal parks in Greifswald, Karlsruhe, Rostock, Heidelberg and in the Main Valley.
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