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24-year-old lioness, inmate of zoo in Gwalior, dead

Press Trust of India  |  Gwalior (MP) 

Rani (24), an inmate of the Gandhi Zoological Park here who was believed to be the oldest lioness in Madhya Pradesh, died Wednesday due to age-related ailments, an said.

The lioness had lost sight due to old age and was not keeping well for a long time.

The Asiatic lioness had stopped eating in the last couple of days, the park's told

Experts from the Jabalpur-based veterinary university tried to save her but she breathed her last Wednesday evening, he said.

The animal had been brought here from Chhatbir Safari, Chandigarh, in 2004, Dr Yadav added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 20:55 IST
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