Necropsy results released for Jeta, the Greater Indian Rhino that died at the Montgomery Zoo

The Montgomery Zoo announced Wednesday the results from the full necropsy performed on Jeta, the 12 year old, female Greater Indian Rhino that died suddenly in October.

The examination revealed that Jeta died of sand colic.{} According to the release sand colic is a disease that can also occur in horses.{} They share a similar intestinal anatomy.

Jeta had been a resident of the Montgomery Zoo for seven years.