Tigress ‘ Priyanka’ dies at Nandankanan zoo in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The 19 yr and 5 month old tigress ‘ Priyanka’ which was unwell for last two years due to age related ailments died at Nandankanan Zoological Park on Monday.

The normal coloured tigress was born in 2000 to tiger Ashok and tigress Tanuja in the zoo

With the death of Priyanka,the number of tigers in the zoo has come down to 26, with five common male tigers and eight female tigresses,four male white tigers,five female white tigresses and four melanistic tigers.

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