The bad news – In August of this year Lauretta had begun to experience problems in assuming the typical quadrupedal position, with great repercussions on walking. flow in Rome at the Veterinary Clinic Monte Verde for a series of investigations, had been noticed the presence of numerous vertebral problems that did not allow to intervene surgically.
The last months – In recent months, unfortunately for Lauretta there have been no improvements. Rather early December The clinical picture has worsened further. Until last Sunday, when the elderly bear, a darling of children and parents, died. A lot of emotion between the Park staff and visitors.
Mourning in the Park – Lauretta had played the role of ambassador of the Marsican bear, getting himself photographed and admired in its daily behavior by thousands of tourists who could thus feel closer these beautiful animals. A painful loss for the Abruzzo National Park.
"The memory of Lauretta – the press release on Facebook concludes – will continue to accompany the structure in the dissemination process to improve sensitivity and attention to the symbolic species of the region, a species still threatened and therefore at the center of continuous efforts to protect and conserve ".