CHATTANOOGA, TN - Everest, one of the Chattanooga Zoo's snow leopard cubs died Tuesday. The four-month old male cub, according to zoo officials, exhibited no signs of illness and passed his physical last week.
The discovery was taken as a "devastating and shocking blow to Everest's keepers and all of zoo staff," according to a news release from the zoo.
Everest was immediately taken to the University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville for a gross necropsy.
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