Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27:

Himalayan griffon, also known as Himalayan vulture, died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) today on the outskirts of Odisha capital.

According to reports, the NZP officials sent the body to Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology for post-mortem.

With the death of the vulture, the population of the particular species has dropped to six.

The death has fuelled speculations of the outbreak of bird flu in the city outskirts.