Singer Cher thanks Pakistani government for freeing Kaavan, the lonely elephant – Celebrity
Music icon Cher marked “One of the greatest moment’s of my life” Thursday after a Pakistani court ordered freedom for a lonely elephant named Kaavan, who had become the subject of a high-profile rights campaign backed by the US singer.
“We have just heard from Pakistani High Court Kaavan is free,” Cher tweeted, adding a string of emojis and saying she felt “sick”.
“This is one of the greatest moments of my life,” the effusive singer continued.
The Islamabad High Court has ordered wildlife officials to consult with Sri Lanka to find Kaavan a “suitable sanctuary” within 30 days, tweeted the Friends of Islamabad Zoo, which described itself as a group of citizens concerned about animal welfare at the zoo.
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