Female zebra dies in Nandankanan zoo


Bhubaneswar: A female zebra aged two died today in the Nandankanan Zoo. This was the second zebra death in less than three months at the zoo.

The last female zebra of the zoo was undergoing treatment at the number-34 enclosure when reports of its death came. An autopsy of the death is awaited to find out the cause of the death, Nandankanan officials informed

Earlier, a three year old female zebra had died on August 20 in the zoo. In 2014, four zebras were brought from Israel to the zoo. With two close deaths of the much popular animals of the zoo, Nandankan officials have stepped up the health care for the remaining two, sources said.

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