RAWALPINDI – Due to administrative issues, carelessness, unhygienic food and dehydration three more animals including a Lion have passed away in Lohi Bher Wildlife Park Rawalpindi, PakistanTribe.com reported.
The lion died as a result of intense heat and due to low-quality meat while the cow and deer died due to dehydration.
According to an official who requested not to be named, the lion was being fed rotten meat from the past few days.
We informed the administrator of the park about feeding rotten meat to lion but they said to continue feeding him the same meat due to which he got sick and died.
The park management tried to cover the matter but somebody told the media.
Deputy Director of the park Anwar Aman said that an investigation into the deaths of the animals will be carried out
It is important to mention here that Lohi Bher Wildlife Park is one of the three biggest wildlife parks in Punjab, encompassing 687 acres. Lohi Bher Park was established in 1992.
Deaths of zoo and park animals in Pakistan is becoming habitual due to the messed up environment and scorching heat.
In 2012, a female elephant (Saheli) died at the Margalla Zoo Islamabad. Main cause of her death was heat, lack of proper shade.
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