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Third report on rhino death also negative on anthrax infection

The third and final report on the death of a rhinoceros at the Delhi Zoo has confirmed that anthrax infection was not the cause of death.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 16, 2012 12:41:47 am

The third and final report on the death of a rhinoceros at the Delhi Zoo has confirmed that anthrax infection was not the cause of death.

The National Centre of Disease Control report of tests conducted on blood samples of a male one-horned rhino that died on April 28 reached the Zoo authorities on Monday.

“The third report has come negative for anthrax. Everything has become normal again at the zoo and the barricades that restricted visitors’ entry to the rhino enclosure have been removed,” said R A Khan,curator of National Zoological Park,on Tuesday.

The cause of the rhino’s death,however,is still not clear.

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