ABQ BioPark mourns the loss of male jaguar
Photo: Cindy Rogers|
January 10, 2019 07:08 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Albuquerque BioPark is mourning the loss of a longtime zoo resident.
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.
Created: January 10, 2019 07:08 AM
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