Thirty-one black bucks found dead in Kanpur Zoo
Thirty-one black bucks were found dead on Sunday at the zoo here in Uttar Pradesh.
The officials have sent all the carcasses for post-mortem, and the samples of water and sand to the forensic laboratory for tests.
"It is definitely a very unfortunate incident. Thirty-one black bucks were found dead in the intervening night of January 19 and 20," said K Praveen Rao, Director of the zoo.
"The investigation is underway to ascertain the shortcomings which caused the death," added Rao.
Black buck is one of the endangered species and its hunting is prohibited.