6 Feb 2016
UPDATE from Animals Defenders International regarding the dreadful plight of the lions left in Yemen zoo we
posted about yesterday and what is being done to assist them. Unfortunately (or fortunately ) the male lion in the photo has since died :(
Animal Defenders International
Comment and update on two recent horror stories circulating on Facebook. ADI has been approached by many supporters asking if we can help these desperate lions in Taiz Zoo in war torn Yemen. We have made inquiries offering to at least get food to these animals and buy them some time, as well as relocation. We understand the male lion is now dead – he was clearly in a desperate state when this picture was taken. We are also told there are as many as 20 lions in the zoo. We are informed that our friends at FOUR PAWS are ready and waiting to assist these animals with food and medication if ...