After tigress ‘Priyanka’, Odisha zoo loses baby Nilgiri langur

Bhubaneswar: After death of tigress ‘Priyanka’, another tragedy struck at Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) with sudden death of a baby Nilgiri langur here today.

The baby monkey died at enclosure No. 55 on premises of the wildlife habitat on Wednesday.

However, the reason behind its death is yet unknown.

The baby was born on June 1, just a day after its ailing father died at the zoo.

With death of the baby langur, only one female Nilgiri langur is left at Nandankanan. She has been kept under CCTV surveillance.

Recently on August 12, the zoo had lost tigress ‘Priyanka’. The 19-year-old tigress was suffering from age related ailments for past two years. Read: Tigress ‘Priyanka’ dies at Odisha zoo

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