Karachi (PPI) - Provincial Local Government Minister Agha Siraj Khan Durani Thursday informed the Sindh assembly that 23 animals died at Karachi zoo during seven months from January 01 to July 31, 2008. On a question by Syeda Marvi Rashdi during question hour, the minister in his written reply said at present there were 838 animals housed at zoo. He denied that any young exotic puma pair died at zoo in 2008.