Eight animals, one vulture die in Assam Zoo

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Guwahati, Aug 21 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday visited the Assam Zoo after eight animals and a vulture died in the past one week.

The deaths followed the spread of a virus.

“The Divisional Forest Officer told me that eight animals and a Himalayan Vulture have died so far,” said Sonowal.

The Chief Minister directed the zoo authority to vaccinate all the animals as a preventive step.

–IANS

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