The plight of Kaavan: Pakistan’s only Asian elephant prepared for new home

A team of international vets using tranquiliser darts, flatbreads and the soothing lyrics of Frank Sinatra conducted a medical examination Friday on Pakistan’s only Asian elephant, ahead of his planned move to Cambodia. The plight of Kaavan, an overweight, 35-year-old bull elephant has drawn international condemnation and highlighted the woeful state of Islamabad’s zoo, where… Continue reading The plight of Kaavan: Pakistan’s only Asian elephant prepared for new home