Rilu, the Snow Leopard, Dies From COVID-Induced Pneumonia at Miller Park Zoo

Rilu the Snow Leopard at Miller Park Zoo (Photo/Joel Sartore)

Sad news to report from Miller Park Zoo, Rilu the Snow Leopard has died.

Rilu was an 11-year old Snow Leopard at Miller Park Zoo and died from COVID-induced pneumonia.

Miller Park Zoo Superintendent Jay Tetzloff said Rilu will be greatly missed by guests and staff.

Pictures of Rilu have been shown all over the world, including the Empire State Building in New York by National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. You can see much of his work at Miller Park Zoo here.