A lion in the Karachi Zoo has allegedly been starved to death.

Journalist Quatrina Hosain, while posting the picture of the dead lion wrote, “Shed a tear for this majestic animal reduced to misery and painful death. I am so sorry we failed you. Let my tears wash your scarred body.”

Earlier she posted a video in which the lion was in very poor condition. She also tagged the City Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab in her post, asking him to take the action against those responsible.


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The video went viral on social media and people asked the city administration to take strict action against the zoo administration, Some even asked to “shut the Karachi zoo immediately.”

Moreover, celebrities including Ahsan Khan, Shaneira Akram, Areeba Habib, Ahmed Ali Butt and Anoushey Ashraf also spoke up against the trivialising treatment of animals in Karachi Zoo.

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