Tiger B1, aged over 17 years, dies at Indore Zoo

Indore: A 17-and-a-half-year old tiger at Indore’s Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya passed away on Saturday evening, officials said. It was later cremated in the Zoo itself, they added.

“Normally, the life span of a tiger is 22 to 24 years, but it was getting weaker and weaker for some time,” zoo In-Charge Uttam Yadav informed.

“Post-mortem report revealed that its lungs had grown weaker. It also had suffered a cardiac arrest,” Yadav added.

At present, there are 21 members from the tiger family at Indore’s zoo

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