TEXAS San Antonio Zoo veterinarians euthanize ill hippo

May 3, 2017

TEXAS San Antonio Zoo veterinarians euthanize ill hippo

San Antonio Zoo veterinarians euthanized Tumbo, the zoo’s 42-year-old Nile hippopotamus, after a prolonged illness. Tumbo did not respond well to treatment, so staff decided humane euthanasia was necessary.

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