. ‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’ Moving To Sanctuary, With Help From Cher « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR/Singer Cher was in Pakistan on Friday with a message for “the world’s loneliest elephant”: There is life after love.

Kaavan the elephant has been languishing in poor conditions in Marghazar Zoo in Islamabad since 1985, according to the animal welfare group Four Paws International. He was brought there as a gift from Sri Lanka at 1 year old.

Kaavan had a partner elephant, Saheli, who lived with him from 1990 to 2012. She died when an infection became gangrenous. A veterinarian with Four Paws told The Associated Press that Kaavan was heartbroken when she died.

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