Team of overseas wildlife experts to go to Pakistan to get Kaavan’s medical checkup
ISLAMABAD: To be able to move to another step of the transfer of Kaavan — the most treasured but lonely elephant living in the national capital’s zoo — into its forever home in Cambodia, a group of global wildlife experts will shortly visit Pakistan because of his healthcare checkup, a notification in the Ministry of Climate Change issued Wednesday read.
In accordance with this notification, the visas were issued from the Pakistani embassy in Thailand.
The Ministry of Climate Change had composed a letter to the ministry of foreign affairs on July 20 to execute the rulinh of their Islamabad High Court (IHC), calling for Kaavan’s launch.
“International wildlife specialists will arrive in Pakistan in the upcoming few days to get a medical checkup of Kaavan, the elephant,” the telling read.
The specialists would analyze Kaavan’s wellbeing at Islamabad’s Marghazar Zoo prior to compiling and releasing their final report into the ministry.
After that’s completed, a last decision could be reached on whether to ship Kavaan into the Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary, the telling included.
Last month, sources had advised Geo News the files for Kaavan’s move to Cambodia was ready.
The exact same day, the IHC had lambasted the Ministry of Climate Change for politicking more than creatures — especially those from the national capital’s Marghazar Zoo — together with Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarking that”our minds ought to hang in shame”.
During a hearing over flaws from the transport of bears against Islamabad’s Marghazar Zoo, Justice Minallah had voiced anger over a lack of protection given to the bears, in addition to the matter of the move elsewhere.
‘Our minds need to hang shame!’
The very best judge found that at 40 giraffes were attracted to the zoo from overseas and”most of them are dead”.
“Our minds should hang ! The Ministry of Climate Change is accountable for such treatment of animals,” he explained.
“During this whole scenario, it merely participated in politicking. The ministry is simply interested in making claims and participating in politics. [It] is accountable for damaging God’s animals,” he added.
On July 31, the lion and lioness in Islamabad’s Marghazar Zoo had expired while the zoo team place fire at the cage and used sticks to frighten the creatures, frightening and confusing them in the procedure.
The lioness had expired and the lion reacted to injuries shortly afterwards.
Lion, lioness expire during transport
A video obtained by Geo News revealed mismanagement in the zoo while the lion was being removed from its cage. Resources had said the lion continued injuries because of the team’s mismanagement through its transport out of Marghazar Zoo to Lahore.
The creature was in a bad state, they added, noting that many other people, such as birds and deer, were hurt during earlier transport procedures.
Additionally, three Belgian Blue cows along with an ostrich also expired during transport.
Zoo officials had confessed afterward six deer had died during transports up to now. These comprised two seen deer, two elks, and one Indian gazelle.