Rescued lioness dead, panther critical

The lioness Preethi was suffering from partial corneal opacity. Her food intake was irregular for the last one month and came down to two kg per day. A healthy lioness otherwise consumes seven kg of meat per day. She had stopped consuming food completely for the last two days and died at 8 am.

The lioness was rescued from Komal Circus, Faridabad in Haryana The preliminary autopsy revealed that the cause of death was multi-organ failure and anthracosis, which is total collapse of the lung.

Condition of the male Panther Krishna, which was rescued from Peenya Industrial Area in 1998, is under critical condition. Krishna is also suffering throat and respiratory infection and has been under fluid therapy for the last one week and is under close observation.

Good news

In a positive development, a Thamin deer (dancing deer) brought from North Eastern region has given birth to a female fawn on Sunday taking its number to five. The deer is an endangered species.

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