Sunday, 19 November 2017

NEWSLINK: Lioness gives birth to stillborn cub in Chennai’s Vandalur zoo

Mala, a six-year-old lioness in Arignar Anna Zoological Park (Vandalur zoo) in Chennai, gave birth to a stillborn male cub on Monday.

This is the first incident of a lioness giving birth to a stillborn cub in the Vandalur zoo, an official said.

The cub was buried after a postmortem.

According to zoo authorities, the lioness mated with a nine-year-old lion, Siva, 104 days ago. The gestation period of a lioness ranges between 105 and 110 days.


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