Visakhapatnam: IGZP announces White Tiger named Kumari (19) dead
Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam announced with immense grief that White tiger named Kumari, aged about 19 years died on 08.05.2023. Kumari was born in 2004 and brought to the Vizag Zoo from Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad in 2007.
Kumari has given birth to a total of 9 white tiger cubs during her 16 years life span at the Vizag Zoo.
The cause of death is due to Multi-Organ failure caused by senility as per the Postmortem report submitted by the Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Visakhapatnam.
The average lifespan of a tiger in the wild is around 12-14 years. However, under the care of the zoo staff, Kumari was able to live to the age of 19 years.