Elephant Kept In Chains For 35 Years Finds New Home In Cambodian Sanctuary

An elephant who spent 35 years shackled in a zoo is finally be able to live out his life at a new home in an 25,000-acre animal sanctuary in Cambodia, with the move set to take place next month.

For years, campaigners have petitioned to free Kaavan the elephant from Islamabad Zoo in Pakistan, where many claim he was badly mistreated – not only kept in chains but also showing symptoms of mental distress.

He was also without a companion after his only playmate died, with activists dubbing him the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’.

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