Caesarean of Lion (Panthera leo) at Dulahajra Safari Park, Bangladesh

Journal Title: Open Veterinary Journal - Year 2011, Vol 1, Issue 1


A six years eight months pregnant lioness at the Dulahajara Safari Park, Chakoria, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, was presented with dystocia. This paper described the pre-, intra- and postoperative procedures including anesthetic protocol carried out and performing a caesarean section to remove dead fetuses and the successful recovery of the lioness without complications.

Authors and Affiliations

S. A. Khan| Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, BangladeshوEcoHealth Alliance, New York, USA, M. M. Hassan| Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh, M. B. Uddin| Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh, Z. M. M. Rahman| Dulahajra Safari Park, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, G. Yasin| Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh, J. H. Epstein| EcoHealth Alliance, New York, USA


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S. A. Khan, M. M. Hassan, M. B. Uddin, Z. M. M. Rahman, G. Yasin, J. H. Epstein (2011). Caesarean of Lion (Panthera leo) at Dulahajra Safari Park, Bangladesh. Open Veterinary Journal, 1(1), 10-12.