Pakistan's lonely elephant Kaavan packs trunk for Cambodia
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Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan packs trunk for Cambodia

ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): With music, treats and balloons, friends of Pakistan’s only Asian elephant threw a farewell party for the creature ahead of its relocation to Cambodia following years of campaigning by animal rights activists. The plight of Kaavan, an overweight, 35-year-old bull elephant, has drawn international condemnation and highlighted the woeful […]

Inquiry committee set up to investigate animals deaths in Islamabad Zoo
Wildlife

Inquiry committee set up to investigate animals deaths in Islamabad Zoo

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, July 30, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Ministry of Climate Change Thursday set up a high-powered investigation committee to probe into the deaths of animals Islamabad Margazar Zoo. The inquiry committee, to be chaired by the Additional Secretary of the Climate Change Ministry Joudat Ayaz, will look into the causes of the recent deaths of […]

WWF-Pakistan condemns ill-treatment of lions in Islamabad Zoo
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WWF-Pakistan condemns ill-treatment of lions in Islamabad Zoo

By Muhammad Rizwan ISLAMABAD, Thursday, July 30, 2020 (WNP/DL): WWF-Pakistan condemns the ill-treatment of the lions kept at Islamabad Zoo and expresses grave concerns over the videos appearing on social media. It is absolutely abhorrent and unacceptable to treat any animal this way. WWF-Pakistan has expressed its disappointment to the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) […]

Crocodile, other species relocated from Islamabad to Sindh sanctuary
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Crocodile, other species relocated from Islamabad to Sindh sanctuary

ISLAMABAD, Sunday, July 19, 2020 (AFP/WNP/DL): Five land tortoises, 16 freshwater turtles and a marsh crocodile have been relocated to a wildlife sanctuary in Sindh. The animals were moved from the Marghazar Zoo after the Islamabad High Court ordered for the zoo’s lone elephant, Kaavan, and other wildlife species to be moved to sanctuaries and […]