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September 05, 2020 - Star Tribune

PAKISTAN: 'World's loneliest elephant' okayed to quit zoo for new life

PAKISTAN: 'World's loneliest elephant' okayed to quit zoo for new life
Kaavan the Elephant with human from Four Paws Credit: Four Paws

An elephant who has become a cause celebre for animal rights activists around the world will be allowed to leave his Pakistani zoo and transferred to better conditions, the animal welfare group helping with the case said Saturday.

Dubbed the 'world's loneliest elephant' by his supporters, Kaavan has languished at a zoo in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad for more than 35 years.

Martin Bauer, a spokesman for Four Paws, said the elephant has been finally given medical approval to travel, most likely to Cambodia, where he will find companionship and better conditions.

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