Koala Euthanised Due To Kidney Failure - Hong Kong

photo: scmp pictures. koala sitting in tree.

Photo: SCMP Pictures

A koala named Merinda, three-years-old, has been put to sleep due to kidney failure. The Ocean Park koala was suffering from oxalate nephrosis.

A spokesperson for the park said that the koala had been in intensive care since April for the incurable disease.

Merinda was brought to the park in October 2014.

Source: South China Morning Post (pubished on Tuesday, 22 March, 2016)

Author: Danny Mok

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