Male elephant in Safari Park Karachi turned out to be female after 10 years. Was it a prank?

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Authorities have disclosed that the elephant in the safari park, which had been thought to be a male elephant for ten years, is a female elephant.

An International Animal Organization delegation had recently arrived in Karachi for a medical checkup in response to a complaint that elephants at the Karachi Zoo and Safari Park were not being properly cared for.

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Both elephants maintained at Karachi’s Safari Park are female, according to an ultrasound conducted by a team of foreign vets. For a decade, officials with the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) have claimed that one of the elephants is a male. After a thorough examination, it was discovered that the elephant, which had been misidentified as a male by Safari Park’s local management for the past ten years, was a female.

Was it a prank with the elephant? Or with the Safari Park Management? What’s your take on it? Let us know in the comment section below.