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Tigress dies at Nandankanan


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 12:

Rinki, a 22-year-old tigress, died at the Nandankanan zoo on Thursday afternoon.

Sources in the zoo said the ailing tigress, kept inside enclosure no-18 of the zoo, was undergoing treatment for 15 days after she gave up food.

Old age was the cause of the death of the tigress, zoo officials said.

The tigress was buried after post mortem on Friday.

With this, the total number of tigress in the zoo has come down to 23.