The Melaka Zoo has been empty of human chatter for a long time since its closure due to Covid-19 restrictions, and the loss of income from ticket sales means it's a struggle to keep the animals healthy. That task now rests on the shoulders of these committed zoo workers, who feed, wash, and treat the adorable and the fierce alike every day.
Zoo Melaka memerlukan kira-kira RM100,000 bagi menampung bekalan makanan, kos penyelenggaraan dan perubatan setiap bulan.
They suffered only mild symptoms and have since recovered, the zoo says.
The vets say Kaavan is in reasonable condition overall although he is obese and his toenails are cracked.