A famous lion of the Lahore Zoo named ‘Jumbo’ died after prolonged illness on Tuesday.
According to the zoo administration, Jumbo was born in 1998 and had crossed an average age for lions. The administration said that due to illness Jumbo had stopped eating anything and was being fed artificially for the last one week.
The administration claimed that all possible measures had been taken to save Jumbo’s life but he succumbed to his illness. The administration further said that the body has been sent for autopsy and if doctors give permission to use Jumbo’s hide, it will be saved in the Zoo’s museum.