Kangaroo dies in Chinese zoo after visitors throw rocks ‘to make it hop’

Zoo authorities in China say one kangaroo has been killed and another injured after visitors threw rocks into their enclosure.

Local media said the 12-year-old female kangaroo was “pelted” with rocks by visitors, with a sharp stone injuring its left foot and causing bleeding.

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An autopsy reportedly showed the kangaroo probably died due to a ruptured kidney, after zookeepers treated the animal’s injured foot but did not realise it was bleeding internally.

Source: Kangaroo dies in Chinese zoo after visitors throw rocks ‘to make it hop’

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