Review that a guest who went to the creational park to unwind went to the zoo area just to track down a starved lion nearly passing on.
However, unknown to the workers of the park, the visitor secretly used his phone to take the footage of the starved lion and posted it on social media.
Accompanying the footage the visitor wrote, “I was so surprised. I felt so nervous and uneasy because it was my first time seeing a lion live. This is my first time in a zoo. I virtually saw them in movies, news and magazines. Actually, most of the animals in the zoo are not well-fed. They lack proper treatment or let me say-malnutrition,’’
It, however, drew the anger of Nigerians especially some charity organisation concerned about animals freedom.
At the peak of the revelations, findings revealed the management of the park hurriedly banned visitors from coming to the zoo.
It was gathered that the lion including the hyena, squirrel and crocodiles also found in the zoo were hurriedly evacuated to an unknown destination.
On Wednesday, when Tribune Online visited the park to find out whether the lion has recovered, a staff of the park who wouldn’t like to be mentioned disclosed that the lion has died two weeks after its footage went viral.
‘”Yes, I can confirm that the lion has passed on barely two weeks when its footage went viral.
“Some veterinary specialists came to take the lion for treatment later, they accompanied the stunning news that the lion has kicked the bucket because of certain complexities.