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44-year-old elephant Jamuna succumbs at Nehru Zoological Park

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jun 21, 2018, 2:31 am IST
Updated Jun 21, 2018, 3:41 am IST
As a precaution, zoo officials had contacted Dr Manoharan, wild-life veterinary officer, TN, for a second opinion.
Nehru Zoological Park
 Nehru Zoological Park

Hyderabad: A 44-year-old cow elephant, Jamuna, died following prolonged illness at the Nehru Zoological Park on Wednesday. 

A postmortem report showed lung congestion, myocardial hemorrhage in the heart, congestion in liver, intestine among others. The cause of death was determined as chronic respiratory infection / enteritis / enemiasis. Jamuna fell ill after spraining her hind legs on March 14, zoo veterin-arian Dr M. Navin Ku-mar said. Jamuna was being treated since then and was under observation. As a precaution, zoo officials had contacted Dr Manoharan, wild-life veterinary officer, TN, for a second opinion.

 

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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