age-related health issues

Birmingham Zoo Mourns Death of Kwanza, an African Lion

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 16-year-old male African lion at the Birmingham Zoo died Tuesday after being diagnosed with lymphoma. The Birmingham Zoo and its staff had been closely monitoring and treating the animal for age-related health issues, including kidney disease.  A statement from the zoo said an outside laboratory confirmed the presence of lymphoma, a common cancer in domestic…