Bad husbandry conditions made “Kaavan” world famous. Now the elephant is allowed to enter a sanctuary in Cambodia, where three women weighing tons are already waiting for him. Frank Sinatra and Cher also helped with the journey to freedom.
Seldom does an elephant become world famous. In the case of Kaavan, the background to this is sad: its miserable living conditions in the zoo in the Pakistani capital Islamabad drew attention to the animal. The 35-year-old pachyderm was chained in a small enclosure for years. Now his story plagued by suffering should come to an end: Animal rights activists had prepared the elephant for his flight to Cambodia in the past few months. Kaavan should find a new home there.
Pop icon Cher also traveled to Pakistan to …
Accessed on November 29, 2020 at 4:50 am on https://www.sn.at/panorama/international/der-traurigste-elefant-der-welt-erhaelt-seine-freiheit-96304417