In an incident that has left the wildllife conservationists baffled, as many as six black bucks died at Sayaji Baug zoo in Gujarat’s Vadodara.
It is said that they came under attack from pack of stray dogs.
Sources said that the samples of these black bucks have been sent to a veterinary hospital in Anand to know the exact cause of their death.
Local sources said that a pack of stray dogs entered the black buck enclosure in the zoo and attacked them.
He said of the total six black bucks found dead, only 3 to 4 of them had dog bite marks on their back or legs, which could not be fatal.
“We have apprised the Delhi-based Central Zoo Authority of the incident. A detailed communication will be sent to them once we received a report from Anand,” he said.>