25 Apr '18, 4am

Inuka dies

The only polar bear left in Singapore has died. Advertisement This was announced by the Singapore Zoo on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Inuka, a 27-year-old male polar bear, was surrounded by its care team, consisting of vets and keepers, who jointly made the difficult decision not to revive it from anesthesia on humane grounds. Final check-up Inuka was put under general anesthesia at 7am to commence a health check-up. This was done to ascertain the polar bear’s health after witnessing it worsen over several months. The decision not to revive it was made at 9.30am. Inuka was administered another chemical to put him to sleep while under general anesthesia so it felt nothing. Advertisement Ailing health deteriorated further In an earlier health examination on April 3, Inuka’s health was found to have significantly declined. Due to its ailing limbs, Inuka was unable to support it...

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