In a tragic series of incidents, a man was found mauled to death in the cage of big cats at a zoo in Pakistan. The zoo is located in the city of Bahawalpur which is situated in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Not much is known about either the identity or the series of events that led to the death of the man. Here are all the important details about this particular shocking news that we know so far.
Man Found Mauled To Death In Pakistan’s Bahawalpur Zoo
In a turn of events that left everyone in shock, a man was found mauled to death in Pakistan’s Bahawalpur Zoo. According to an article which was recently published by CBS News, a staff was cleaning the cage of big cats. While cleaning, they saw that one of the big cats had a shoe in their mouth. Curious as to how the cat found it, they started searching the den for clues.
What they found was the body of a man mauled to death by four big cats. The term used for big cats by an official when commenting on the incident meant both tigers and leopards. It is therefore unclear as to which den the body was found in. The zoo houses both of these big cats. All that is known is that there were four cats by whom the man was mauled.
The identity of the man is yet to be determined. The zoo in which the man was found is called Bahawalpur Sherbagh Zoo and is located in the eastern province of Pakistan’s Punjab. Zaheer Anwar, who is the official cited in the CBS article, said that as per their assessment, it is likely that the person found was mentally unstable. No sensible person would jump in the den, according to him.
Other Similar Incidents That Have Happened Before
Anwar also stated that there were stairs behind the den and it is possible that the man entered the cage by jumping from there. The police are investigating the matter. According to reports, the body was a few hours old at the time of discovery and its legs were mutilated quite badly. Forensic investigators are examining the body for other clues that might tell us what happened.
Last week, a zoo keeper was mauled to death in Indira Gandhi Zoological Park in Andhra Pradesh’s Vishakhapatnam. The zoo keeper was 23 years old and met his end when a Himalayan Black bear attacked him after he entered its cage.
Have you ever heard of a similar incident? How do you think the man ended up in the cage in the first place? Let us know in the comments section below!
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