The Indianapolis Zoo says a lion has died in a battle with one other lion.
The zoo stated Friday that an grownup feminine, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack of their out of doors yard Monday earlier than the zoo opened for the day.
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The zoo says the 2 had been housed collectively for eight years and produced three cubs in 2015. Nyack was on mortgage from the San Diego Zoo.
It says workers heard an uncommon quantity of roaring from the yard and workers tried to separate the 2 however Zuri held Nyack by the neck till he stopped shifting.
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A necropsy confirmed that Nyack died of suffocation from accidents to his neck.
The zoo stated every day logs stored by workers confirmed no uncommon aggression, accidents or wounds between the 2.