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Only Royal Bengal Tiger in Tripura's zoo dies

21 July, 2018 12:05 PM
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Only Royal Bengal Tiger in Tripura's zoo dies

The only Royal Bengal Tiger in Tripuras zoo has died, officials said today.

The tiger named Dipu died in the zoo yesterday because of 'old age', zoo director Naresh Jamatiya told reporters.

The Wild Life Warden of the sanctuary, Anjan Sen said the tiger was ailing for about last six months and was on oral rehydration for last fortnight.

When contacted, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Ashok Kumar said the tiger was 15-years-old and the average life span of a Royal Bengal Tiger is 1518 years.

Source: moneycontrol.com

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