Mogo Zoo is mourning the loss of baby tiger cub Indah, who passed away on Saturday from kidney disease.
The five-month-old cub arrived at Mogo Zoo in the hopes she would one day become a companion for the zoo’s other hand-raised tiger, two-year-old Kinwah.
However zoo manager John Appleby said Indah sadly developed severe, irreversible kidney disease.
He said Indah started showing signs that something was wrong a few weeks ago, and they started conducting tests.
However, she didn’t respond to treatment and they decided to put her humanely to sleep.
“After extensive testing and treatment, she just continued to deteriorate and the call had to be made,” he said.
“Unfortunately, it was something that couldn’t be avoided.”
He said beautiful Indah would be sadly missed, and that the zoo thanked everyone for their support.