Bad News at Byculla Zoo

On April 24th, a male hippo named Shakti died at the Byculla Zoo. The zoo has a history of mismanagement and animal mistreatment, angering animal activists and welfare groups.

The zoo is looking at a modernization plan which will provide better facilities for its animals.

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‘Why is hippo death big news when humans die after best treatment?’