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Hyderabad Nehru Zoological Park's Only Cheetah 'Abdullah' Dies Of Heart Failure

The Cheetah ‘Abdullah’, which was gifted by the Prince of Saudi Arabia more than a decade ago during his visit to the Zoo, died on March 24, Zoo authorities said.  

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A 15-year-old male Cheetah has died at the Nehru Zoological Park here due to a heart attack, Zoo authorities said on Sunday. 

The Cheetah ‘Abdullah’, which was gifted by the Prince of Saudi Arabia more than a decade ago during his visit to the Zoo, died on March 24, they said.  

Experts conducted a post-mortem examination and filed a report that the Cheetah had died due to heart failure, a zoo official told PTI. He said samples for an investigation had been collected and a further report may come out within a week. 

With the death of ‘Abdullah’, the Nehru Zoological Park is left with no Cheetah now, the official said.

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