Animals turn to cannibalism to survive in Egyptian Zoo

KHALED ELFIQI

This is not the fist Zoo scandal in Egypt. A series of scandals emerged over the years for the living conditions of the animals at the Giza Zoo, the largest Zoo in Egypt.

According to Cairo Post, the director of the Zoo, Ayman Lotfi, denied the accusations saying the pictured baboon was injured after he went on the rampage because his pregnant wife abandoned him for his newly born baboon.


Animals turned to cannibalism due to extreme hunger in an Egyptian Zoo, Green prophet website reported today.

Since Tuesday, a photo of an African baboon, whose feet were cannibalized by fellow cage mates in a zoo in Delta’s Sharqia governorate has gone viral. “Due to extreme hunger, some animals starved to death, and others have eaten each others,” social media user Miss Assnaa posted on Save an Innocent Animal Soul Facebook page on Tuesday.

Assnaa cited a report by an eye-witness who sai...


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