Tag Archive for: Ukraine Zoos

British animal lover risked his own life to evacuate lion and wolf from Ukraine zoo

A 1200 mile round trip in a minibus by animal lover, British veteran, Tim Locks and two of his friends evacuated a lion and a wolf from a Ukraine zoo safely. After raising the needed … Read More

Thousands of animals still at Kyiv Zoo and only limited food remains

Nearly 4,000 animals of varied species still remain at the Kyiv Zoo. None of the animals have been evacuated or sent to other zoos out of the country. Just days ago, rescuers from the Poznan … Read More

Kyiv zoo animals escaped to Poland as Russian artillery fired during their journey

Six lions, four tigers, an African wild dog and a capuchin monkey escaped to Poland from across the Ukraine as Russian artillery fired all around them during their harrowing three-day journey to safety.

Piles of … Read More

Zookeepers in Ukraine city of Kharkiv try to comfort animals in midst of Russian bombings

Russian missiles attacking Ukraine’s second-largest city Kharkiv have no mercy – even for the animals in the zoo as zookeepers try their best to comfort the animals unable to be evacuated to Poland. Animals have … Read More