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Memphis Zoo mourns loss of rhino

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(WMC-TV) - The Memphis Zoo is mourning the loss of one of its own: Tombi the rhino.

Zookeepers said the rhino began experiencing a dramatic decline in her health earlier in September. Eventually, caretakers said they decided to stop the pain and euthanize her.

"Tombi has been at the zoo a long time. She is a beloved part of the zoo's history and was a wonderful animal. She had a great life and we're proud of the care we gave her," said Memphis Zoo President Chuck Brady.

Tombi, 41, passed away Friday.

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