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Rare White Lion dies at Karachi zoo

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White lion

KARACHI: A rare white lion died at Karachi Zoo after his lungs reportedly stopped working due to pulmonary tuberculosis, Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) said Wednesday.

The loin had been ill from last 13 days and was suffering from pulmonary TB his lungs was not working properly the lion was been treated by veternarians but can not recover said KMC Spokesman Ali Hassan Sajid

Karachi Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab sought a report regarding the death of the lion which was of a breed that is going extinct in the world.

The lion was brought to the Karachi Zoo from Africa in 2012.animal was 14 to 15 years old, A team of veterinarians performed an autopsy on the lion and collected details about the illness and death.

According to veterinarians report , the lion also had pneumonia and the lion’s lungs had stopped working.

Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that he was saddened to learn of the death of the white lion at Karachi Zoo as white lions are rare in the world.

“Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the zoo management if any negligence is found after the cause of death of the lion has come to light,” he said.

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