Mariupol zoo animals caught in crossfire

Zoo animals in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol are caught in the crossfire of heavy shelling. The zoo's owner and caretaker have decided not to evacuate any animals. During the heaviest of shelling, zoo workers made sure the animals were fed and watered every day, but some had been killed during the strikes.

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