Herpes Virus Found in Elephants

A scientist who is an expert in human herpes is brought in to investigate the herpes virus that is killing some elephants.

Zoo Confidential: Operation Ocelot premieres on Nat Geo Wild Tuesday October 19 at 9P et/pt.

Video Preview: This zoo is working with Baylor College in Houston to help eliminate the deadly herpes virus in elephants.


  1. engelbert2137
    October 20, 2010, 4:53 am

    Human beings should protect the elephants and other animals and also plants. We are all GOD’s creation and we should learn how to value Life. Also, elephants are cute animals.

  2. engelbert2137
    October 20, 2010, 4:54 am

    We should love and protect animals.
    From: Engelbert Dela Cruz from Bulacan, Philippines

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    February 7, 2013, 11:48 pm

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