ROYAL OAK, Mich. (CBS DETROIT/ AP) — An 11-year-old gray wolf named Wazi died during surgery to remove a mass in her chest, the Detroit Zoo says.
She suffered cardiac arrest and died Monday.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
The mass was discovered during a health exam and veterinarians determined surgery was the only option because of its size and location.READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
The Detroit Zoo said in a statement Wazi “was intelligent, fearless, curious and sassy,” and “adored” by employees, volunteers and visitors.
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