A CRUEL zoo the place lonely elephant Kaavan was caged has shut down after the ultimate two animals had been freed.
Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan – dubbed the “world’s worst zoo” -closed after two malnourished former-dancing bears named Bubloo and Suzie had been rescued.
Bubloo was one of many final two remaining animals to be rescued from the zoo in Pakistan
Himalayan bears, Suzie and Bubloo, had their tooth ripped out and had been crushed whereas being taught to bounce
Kaavan, the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’, was launched from the Zoo after 35 years, this month
It comes after Cher save an elephant named Kaavan from 35 years in chains final month.
Like Kaavaan, the “world’s loneliest elephant”, Bubloo and Suzie suffered from the age of 4, after they had been crushed by zookeepers to be taught to bounce.
The pair additionally had their tooth pulled out to cease them attacking trainers.
Dr. Amir Khalil, a medic with 4 Paws who’re treating the bears, informed the Daily Mail that Suzie was affected by malnutrition as a result of she did not have the tooth to eat correctly.
He defined the bears had been “exhibiting stereotypical behaviour” of abused animals: rocking backwards and forwards from stress and tedium.
Dr Khalil stated Bubloo behaved unusually aggressive as a result of he had an untreated abscessed tooth.
Suzie additionally not too long ago suffered from an an infection following an operation to take away a tumour.
The 17-year-old Himalayan brown bears had been imprisoned for 13 years in Islamabad, after being taken from the wild as cubs.
The zoo was initially based in 1978 as a house for indigenous species.
However, as extra vacationers visited, it began to take animals from abroad who had been typically donated as presents.
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Suzie and Bubloo being relocated by organisation 4 Paws
The bears had medical examine ups earlier than leaving, which confirmed they had been malnourished and harassed
Some animals have died within the strategy of relocating from the Islamabad zoo
Kaavan the elephant was an instance of this – he was gifted to the zoo by the chief of Sri Lanka in 1985 to mark new financial relations with Pakistan.
Saleem Shaikh, from Pakistan’s ministry of local weather change, stated: “The Islamabad zoo is now utterly closed for each public and officers.”
“Each the bears can be flown to a sanctuary in Jordan.”
The bears will journey 11 hours to an animal shelter in Jordan to be cared for by the Princess Alia Basis, which was based by the king’s eldest daughter.
Dr Khalil stated he was involved for 500 of the unique 960 animals within the zoo, who went lacking in accordance with its information.
“Nobody is aware of the place these 500 animals disappeared to,” stated Khalil, who had been visiting the zoo since 2016.
Judges in Pakistan finally dominated that the remaining animals needs to be taken overseas to be correctly cared for.
Nevertheless, throughout relocation a number of animals have died.
Two lions died when zookeepers tried to take away them from their pen by setting piles of hay alight.
An ostrich additionally died whereas being moved from Islamabad.
Authorities now plan to develop the zoo right into a wildlife conservation centre.
The gates of Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad, Pakistan shut completely
The paw of one in all Bubloo, one of many final survivors of the zoo