Jamshedpur, July 24: Tata Steel Zoological Society has lost a family member.
Varsha, the ailing female leopard, died this morning in the zoo hospital.
A post-mortem was done before the nine-year-old was put in an incinerator.
A favourite among children, Varsha fell sick after liver complications about a month ago. She had stopped taking food and had lost her strength to be ferocious.
Her condition deteriorated gradually till she became completely immobile. She died at 10.15 am today.