Two days after birth lion cub dies in Nandankanan

Bhubaneswar: In a bad news for animal lovers, one of the two lion cubs, who were born two days ago in Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, died this morning.

Though health of the mother and the cubs were being monitored under CCTV surveillance and she was given antibiotics and vitamins, the reason behind the death of the baby lion is yet to be ascertained.

Notably, after a decade, the cubs were born to 10-year-old lioness Radha and lion Krish, taking the number of the lions in the park to 12. According to sources, Radha was brought from Bangalore zoo whereas Krish was born in Nandankanan itself.