‘World’s loneliest elephant’ to be rescued from infamous zoo
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By Anna Iovine2020-09-05 19:58:40 UTC
After years of solitude, the supporter-dubbed “world’s loneliest elephant” will get a new lease on life with the help of animal welfare organization Four Paws.
Kaavan the elephant had been living in the Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, for over 35 years. Originally a gift from Sri Lanka, according to Four Paws’s press release, Kaavan lived with his partner Saheli in the zoo from 1990 until Saheli’s death in 2012. In the eight years since, Kaavan has been alone.
Kaavan isn’t the only animal to suffer in the zoo. Over 500 animals have been report