Park officials and vets say some of the five cats have lost almost two-thirds of their body weightOnline calls to help save five “malnourished and sick” African lions at a park in Sudan’s capital grew on Sunday. The lions are in cages at Khartoum’s Al-Qureshi park, which is in an upmarket area of the city, and have not had enough food and medicine for weeks. Continue reading...
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Images show the lions, held in cages in Khartoum, with their bones protruding from their skin.
Food shortages force animals into nearby areas which then suffer from overcrowding At least 55 elephants...Food shortages force animals into nearby areas which then suffer from overcrowding At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe’s biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities in search of food and water, authorities say.“The problem is real, the situation is dire,” said National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo. Other animals such as lions at Hwange National Park have been affected. Continue reading...