5-Year-Old Asiatic Lion Dies In Hyderabad Zoo Park After Paralysis

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Hyderabad: A five-year-old Asiatic lion died due to multiple organ failure at Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on Saturday. He was suffering from paralysis and was being treated for the past 12 days.

The lion, Jeetu, had his hind legs paralysed and was unable to stand since July 8. He was born on May 2014 to Asiatic lions Atul and Jyothi.

Officials said that he was under intensive care treatment at Summer House area of the park.

The zoo administration had sought the opinion of veterinarians for Jeetu's treatment, but he could not be saved.

His post-mortem report revealed that multiple organ failure and lesions were the cause of his death. Samples were collected and sent to Veterinary Biological and Rech Institute and another veterinary college to confirm the cause of death.

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