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Snow leopard mother had previously lost cub

Nidara died in 2013 Credit: Dudley Zoo

Seven-year-old Nanga, the snow leopard mother who passed away yesterday, had previously lost a cub in 2013.

Nidara died just 11 weeks after Nanga had given birth to her. The baby cub was killed by an intestinal infection.

Nidara died in 2013 Credit: Dudley Zoo

At the time, Dudley Zoo said:

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our baby snow leopard cub, Nidara.

The 11-week-old cub died this morning in the presence of DZG staff and the zoo vet.

All staff are immensely upset by this tragic event.

– Dudley Zoo spokesperson
Nidara died in 2013 Credit: Dudley Zoo

Appeal to name police puppies

Two puppies will soon be joining Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire Police forces this week.

They are yet to be named and the forces are asking the public to help name them.

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