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OAKLAND (CBS SF/BCN) – The health facility on the Oakland Zoo is taking good care of a brand new orphaned mountain lion cub from Santa Cruz, zoo officers introduced Tuesday. 

Zoo officers wrote on Twitter that California Division of Fish and Flora and fauna staff introduced the emaciated cub to Oakland on Monday evening after a Santa Cruz resident spotted the cub on her assets and known as them. After ready to peer if the cub’s mom returned for it, natural world officers introduced it to the zoo’s health facility.

The feminine cub named Holly is receiving extensive care. Her blood paintings advanced in a single day and “she turns out somewhat brighter lately, however nonetheless is not status or transferring an excessive amount of,” the zoo tweeted. 

Holly used to be estimated to be 3-4 months previous and used to be regarded as severely in poor health. The health facility handled her with fluids, nutrients, anti-nausea medicine, and anti-parasitic medicine.

“Our vet workforce named her Holly in honor of the vacations,” mentioned Erin Dogan, vp of selling and communications for the Conservation Society of California/Oakland Zoo. “We ready a toasty heat room for her within the health facility ward, the place she spent the evening.”

The zoo says they’re hopeful however are taking it “very a lot day-to-day.” 

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