Friday, July 06, 2007

Komodo Dragon dies at Akron Zoo

Ohio.com reports the sad news that a 16 year old Komodo Dragon has died at Akron Zoo.
Contessa, the Akron Zoo's Komodo dragon, died on Tuesday from a ruptured abdominal blood vessel.

Zoo spokesman David Barnhardt said staff members noticed the Komodo dragon displaying abnormal behavior Tuesday and immediately transferred her to the animal hospital for tests. She died a short time later.

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