India’s second oldest tiger,Palash , in critical condition after renal failure
MUMBAI,Oct4: A 13-year-old tiger at Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivli has been diagnosed with kidney failure and is in a critical condition.
Officials at the national park said that the Royal Bengal Tiger named Palash has been unwell for almost a week.”He has not eaten for a couple of days. He has been drinking alot of water and passing a lot of urine,” said Dr Shailesh Pethe, veterinary surgeon at the national park. ” A blood test showed that his serum creatinine has shot up.”
Dr Pethe said renal failure is normal among carnivores.”In Palash’s case, he is also quite old. So it not an unusual case at all,” said Dr Pethe.