Tiger cub dies at zoo
Bokaro (Jharkhand), June 21 (PTI) A month-old tiger cub died after it accidentally came under the paws of its mother in Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, popularly known as Bokaro Zoo, this evening, a Senior Official of Bokaro Steel Plant said. The incident occurred when one cub among the male triplets came under paws of its mother, named Ganga, while food was being served in the afternoon, Sanjay Tiwari, Chief of Communication of the steel plant, said. Tiwari told PTI the death was caused suspectedly due to internal haemorrhage and excessive internal bleeding after a couple of ribs of the cub, named Anthony, were fractured. The Zoo veterinary doctor and staff tried to save the cub but in vain. Earlier, Ganga gave birth to the male triplets including Anthony on May 17 last. Ganga and her partner Satpura were brought to Bokaro Zoo from Maitri Bagh, Bhillai, on January 22 last.