With Himalayan bears Bubloo and Suzie settling into their new home in Jordan, Islamabad’s Marghazar Zoo has shut down, thanks to Athenian efforts from people across three countries. But Pakistan has other zoos with plans to build more spaces.
Pakistan's Islamabad High Court has ordered the zoo to close earlier this year because of the facility's outrageous conditions blamed on systemic negligence.
Outrage over the treatment of Kaavan at the capital's Islamabad Zoo went global several years ago with a petition garnering over 200,000 signatures after it emerged he was being chained up.
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