Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sri Lankan elephant Kaavan donated to Pakistan affected by chill weather

The Dawn newspaper published in Pakistan reported that the elephant ‘Kaavan’ donated by Sri Lanka to Islamabad Zoo has been affected by the chilled weather developing in the winter.

The newspaper pointed out that the zoo authorities have not arranged a suitable environment for the elephant to spend winter.

It also reported that the mahout has failed to take control of the elephant.

Kaavan’s mate Saheli died in Marghzar zoo in 2012 and the death of the cow elephant drawn attention of wild life enthusiasts worldwide.

The newspapers further stated that requests have been made to zoo authorities to shift the elephant to suitable zoo and appoint a qualified mahout to look after it.

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