北米で人間の世話をしている最古のホッキョクグマがミルウォーキー動物園で死去

北米で人間の世話をしている最古のホッキョクグマが金曜日に死亡した, ウィスコンシン州のミルウォーキー郡動物園によると.

スノーリリー “昨日、健康状態が悪化したために人道的に安楽死させられました,” the zoo announced Saturday on フェイスブック. 彼女はそうだった 36 年.
The median life expectancy for a polar in human care is 23.4 年, による Association of Zoos and Aquariums. In the wild, they live an average 15 に 18 年, 組織によると Polar Bears International.
      スノーリリー “soon became a favorite,” after arriving from the Bronx Zoo in New York in 2005, the zoo said.
        She will be sorely missed by both staff and visitors,” Director Amos Morris said,” による CNN affiliate WDJT. “As a geriatric bear, animal care staff closely monitored her and watched for signs of any discomfort or decline in her quality of life.
          The bear liked swimming in her pool in the summer, “bouncing a large rubber ball on the bottom of the pool like a basketball,” the zoo said.
            Snow Lilly could interact with enrichment items daily that encouraged natural behaviors and kept her mind and body active up until the end,” the director said, according to WDJT.
            In recent years she had been given supplements and medication for her joints, according to Morris.

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