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Aged Panther Deepa in Critical Condition: Zoo Officials

Aged Panther Deepa in Critical Condition: Zoo Officials
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Deepa, the 22-year-old female Panther suffering from bronchitis for the past two months is in critical condition, the officials of Nehru Zoological park informed on Tuesday. 

Hyderabad: Deepa, the 22-year-old female Panther suffering from bronchitis for the past two months is in critical condition, the officials of Nehru Zoological park informed on Tuesday.

According to officials, the animal was becoming weak by each passing day and not consuming food regularly.

It is under treatment in intensive care under the supervision of zoo veterinarians and other veterinary experts.

The Life span of the panthers in captivity is about 18 years and in wild it is estimated about 10 to 12 years. Deepa is developing old age complications and responding to treatment.

The condition of the panther is static and kept under observation, informed officials.

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