VIDEO: How Animals Are Being Abused, 80% Starved To Death In Benue Zoo

The Lion – once a proud king of the jungle – can now barely rise to walk to collect the meat thrust through his cage as severe malnourishment means he is close to death. Animal abuse in Nigeria is rife at the Benue state Zoo – a terrible story and microcosm about the state of our country.

“A society that treats animals as though they don’t matter will treat her citizens in the same way,” says Nat Akpir – a concerned citizen who is trying to bring attention to the terrible plight of the animals.

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