South African giraffe dies at Lahore zoo | Pakistan


Giraffes on arrival from South Africa to Lahore Zoo. Photo: Geo News

LAHORE: A female giraffe imported from South Africa has died at Lahore zoo, officials said. 

According to the zoo officials, the giraffe, which had been brought in from South Africa a couple of days ago, died on Friday.

The officials claimed the animal was already ill when it reached the zoo.

The frequent deaths of animals at Lahore zoo have raised a fresh wave of questions against its management.

Earlier this year, a 12-year-old Bengal tigress died at the zoo, a few days after another tigress died.

The tigress had been brought to the zoo when she was three years old.

An eight-year-old Bengal tigress who was brought in from Bahawalpur zoo in 2014 also died at the zoo. 

In November 2017, a male cheetah passed away due…

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