TULSA--Tulsa zoo officials released on Monday that Kofi, the Tulsa Zoo’s male African lion, has died.
The almost 19-year-old Kofi has been part of the Tulsa Zoo family since 2004.
The zoo’s veterinarians first diagnosed Kofi of his condition in 2015 during routine preventative health exams.
Kofi was born at the Oklahoma City Zoo on Dec. 26, 1998. He moved to the Tulsa Zoo in 2004.
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