ABQ BioPark mourns the loss of male jaguar | KOB 4
Advertisement

ABQ BioPark mourns the loss of male jaguar

Onca the male jaguar celebrated his 20th birthday in November. Onca the male jaguar celebrated his 20th birthday in November. |  Photo: Cindy Rogers

Marian Camacho
January 10, 2019 07:09 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Albuquerque BioPark is mourning the loss of a longtime zoo resident.

Advertisement

Zoo officials say Onca, also known as Manchas, was experiencing kidney failure and was humanely euthanized yesterday morning.

Onca was 20-years-old, surpassing a jaguar’s median life expectancy of 17-years.

Staff at the BioPark say he was a favorite of theirs and will be greatly missed.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2019 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement

Advertisement




APD: Auto thefts have decreased by 53%

Attorney general says university dodging public records law

Albuquerque's first Drag Queen Storytime draws hundreds

Woman nearly struck by lightning on Sandia Crest

Local filmmaker hopes his story will inspire others