Peshawar Zoo becomes a death cell for animals

By: News Desk      Published: 08:58 PM, 29 Jul, 2020
Peshawar Zoo becomes a death cell for animals
Peshawar Zoo.–File photo

A precarious situation at the Peshawar Zoo has led to death of at least 18 animals over the last nine months.

According to details, three wild cats died due to unavailability of a proper cage for them, while a deer was killed when other animals at the zoo attacked it. A zebra died after it smashed its head against a net, while a bear was killed in a fight with another bear. A markhor was killed when it smashed its head against the net while a cheetah and three giraffes died from liver diseases and diarrhoea. And then a hyena died from brain tumour.