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Thiruvananthapuram: Anaconda Angela dead

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Aug 21, 2019, 3:02 am IST
Updated Aug 21, 2019, 3:02 am IST
She died due to proliferative haemorrhagic colitis.
Dr Jacob Alexander does post-mortem on Angela.
 Dr Jacob Alexander does post-mortem on Angela.

Thiruvananthapuram: Angela, a female Green Anaconda, 3.6 metres long and aged 9 years, died at the Zoological gardens here in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.

The post- mortem examination conducted at the Centre for Wildlife Studies, State Institute of Animal Diseases, Palode, revealed that she died due to proliferative haemorrhagic colitis

 

Efforts are on to stuff the Anaconda and  exhibit it at the natural history museum. Seven snakes were brought from the Dehiwala zoo, Sri Lanka in April, 2014.

One snake died due to strangulation by Angela on August 6. Now, five are remaining.

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