Thursday, January 12, 2017

Seven-year-old Asiatic Lion dies


Seven-year-old Asiatic Lion dies

Business Standard

A seven-year-old Asiatic lion shifted to Barda sanctuary near Porbandar from Gir forest two years ago, died on December 30 after a week-long illness, a senior forest officer said. 

"The lion was being treated at the veterinary hospital at Sakkarbag zoo," Shobita Agrawal, district forest officer, told PTI.

"Samples collected from his body, have been sent to forensic laboratory to find out the exactcause behind the death," said the officer.

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