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Monte, Micke Grove Zoo’s mountain lion, dies

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Monte the mountain lion watches zoo animal care specialists on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. Monte, who had been a favorite among visitors for more than a decade at Micke Grove Zoo, was euthanized Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after a battle with age-related kidney failure. He was 16.

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Monte, a 16-year-old mountain lion who’d been a favorite among visitors for more than a decade at Micke Grove Zoo, was euthanized Tuesday after a battle with age-related kidney failure.

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Monte the mountain lion watches zoo animal care specialists on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. Monte, who had been a favorite among visitors for more than a decade at Micke Grove Zoo, was euthanized Tuesday, July 30, 2013, after a battle with age-related kidney failure. He was 16.