Noor Jahan, an elephant in Karachi Zoo is suffering from severe disease facing swollen legs and knees along with inflammation in her body, though doctors say that it is a normal thing for animals to get these kind of diseases but it can be spread to other animals.
A team of seven doctors are coming from Egypt, Bulgaria, Germany and Austria to treat Noor Jahan in Karachi zoo. The Veterinary team also includes international experts, researchers and animal experts.
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A detailed meeting of international veterinary team held with Karachi Administrator Dr Saif Ur Rehman and management team of Karachi zoo regarding the treatment of Noor Jahan.
Zoo Veterinarian Dr Aamir Ismail, Director Zoo Khalid Hashmi, Abida Raees and Mahira Umar, Director of Pakistan Animal Welfare society also participated in the meeting and share their views on disease.
Four Paws Welfare Organization
The experts belong to Animal Welfare organization Four Paws, a global level organization working for animal health and care around the world.
The Administrator Karachi briefed that all the arrangements are complete regarding the treatment, x-ray, medicines, crane and special lighting is done for the treatment of Noor Jahan.
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation invited the experts team to Pakistan for treatment of elephant. Nothing will be taken for granted in the care and treatment of animals in Karachi zoo, the administrator added.
The head of veterinary team of Karachi zoo, Dr Amir Al Khalili said that, all the arrangemenrs are satisfacyor and if minor operation is required that will also be done.
According to the initial treatment report, Noor Jahan is suffering from joint pain due to which legs are swollen and she is facing difficulty in walking, it is a normal thing for animals to get such kind of diseases.
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Karachi zoo management and administrator team thanked the Four paws Animal welfare organization and welcomed them to Pakistan.