Red Panda Amaya deceased at Elmwood Park Zoo

Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, PA has announced the death of female Red Panda Amaya. She was 10.5 years old.

Amaya suffered from a severe infection caused by an injury to her tail. She had to be euthanized last Friday. According to the zoo the injury wasn’t caused by male Red Panda Slash, who has shared the enclosure with Amaya.

Elmwood Park Zoo has ordered a post mortem exam.

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