DALLAS-FORT WORTH — Animals at both Dallas and Fort Worth zoos are to get vaccinated.

A Fort Worth Zoo correspondent says there is no scheduled date at this time for the vaccinationas it is still being determined.

However, a Dallas Zoo rep says in part, “We have requested to receive shipments of the vaccine for our big cat and ape species - we are currently on the waiting list along with several other dozen zoos across the country.”

The San Antonio Zoo is already on the vaccine list as well, waiting to receive its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccine the animals are to receive is similar to the one administered to humans but not quite the same.

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