/ 7 July 2021

Infectious avian flu strain hits the Western Cape

Poultry Farmer Raises Battery Chickens Amid Bird Flu Scare
The H5N1 bird flu outbreak that was first detected in South Africa in April on a farm in the West Rand, Johannesburg, is now threatening the great white pelican population in the Western Cape.(Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
CapeNature might have to close affected bird reserves if the outbreak becomes too severe

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