Veterinary staff at California’s Oakland Zoo issued an update saying they were “hopeful” that an orphaned mountain lion cub being treated for severe burns from the Zogg wildfire will continue to improve.
Officials said the Zogg Fire has burned more than 56,000 acres in Shasta County as of October 5.
An Oakland Zoo spokesperson said this footage was filmed on October 2 and shows staff removing dead skin from the cub’s injured feet and wrapping them in bandages.
“This little guy is drinking formula, and getting lots of fluids and TLC. Dr. Herman and our entire veterinary staff are hopeful that he will continue to improve,” the Oakland Zoo said on Facebook. Credit: Oakland Zoo via Storyful