Lion dies in Hungary zoo from anthrax-infected meat

A lion in a Hungarian zoo died after it ate beef infected with the deadly anthrax disease identified in a nearby farm in the eastern region of the country, national news agency MTI reported on Thursday. Citing the local veterinary authority, MTI said the infected meat came from the village of Esztar. Two lions, two leopards and a tiger ate from the infected meat, Istvan Tischler, director of the local veterinary authority told MTI.

April 10, 2014 2:39 pm

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