Sudan: Starving African Lions’ Images Spark Social Network Project To Conserve Them
A number of online projects have been launched to save five malnourished lions at a park in Sudan’s Khartoum after their images went viral on social networks.
The Lions have not been fed and are deprived of medical care for weeks, resulting in their appalling condition. Osman Salih, a Facebook user, shared photos of the malnourished lions and urged worried individuals and institutions to conserve the animals. Numerous volunteers checked out Al-Qureshi Park to examine the scenario after seeing the images on social media.
In one of the posts, Salih likewise mentioned that donors brought fresh meat and medical devices such as prescription antibiotics and intravenous drips were also obtained for the lions.Netizens admired
Salih for his efforts and appreciated his selfless effort to conserve the lions.”You folks are genuine heroes. Your efforts are genuinely exceptional,” a user stated. A number of people asked for Salih
to supply day-to-day updates about the condition of the lions. Authorities at the park claimed that the medical condition of the lions weakened over the previous couple of weeks while some of the animals lost weight badly. On Sunday, ratings of volunteers and reporters rushed to the
park to see the lions. One of the lions was tied with a rope and was fed liquids through a drip to recover from dehydration.” Food is not constantly offered. So, typically we purchase it from our own cash to feed them,”Essamelddine
Hajjar, a manager at the park, said. “They are suffering from severe illnesses. They are ill and appear to be malnourished, “Moataz Mahmoud, a caretaker stated. Sudan is in the middle of a disastrous recession, led by soaring food costs and foreign currency shortage. African lions have been classified as a”vulnerable”species by the International Union for Preservation of Nature (IUCN )after their population dropped 43 per cent in between 1993 and 2014, falling to 20,000 at present.
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