After criticism from different quarters over its ordeal stirred, Juboraj, the ailing lion at Comilla Zoo, lost his battle for life. Even a special care from the zoo authorities at the fag end of its life could not help the animal survive.Comilla Zila Parishad CEO Sanjay Kumar Bhowmick confirmed the matter to the media, saying that Juboraj breathed its last yesterday morning. Meanwhile, a medical team with Comilla District Livestock Officer Dr Abdul Mannan as its head has been formed for an autopsy of the lion. In the wake of news reports by several media outlets, from both home and abroad, about the lion being in a critical state, the zoo authorities stopped displaying it to the visitors on November 1. On the same day, Dhaka Zoo’s Veterinary Surgeon Dr Nazmul Hasan said the lion was suffering from several age-related complications.