Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (LocalWire): One of the eight anacondas received from Madras Crocodile Bank Trust (MCBT) in Chennai as part of the exchange programme died today at Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of the city.
The animal was about two-years-old and had come to Nandankanan in October.
The park authorities had taken precautionary measures to acclimatize it in the alien zoo environs.
The animal was keeping good health since its arrival and was under constant observation of zoo vets. The exact cause of its death would be known after the post-mortem report is made available, said zoo authorities.