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external80% of Kharkiv zoo animals evacuated to safety.

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April 27, 2022 4:20 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Five employees of the Feldman Ecopark zoo near Kharkiv got killed while saving the animals, head of the zoo’s partnership projects Vadym Vorotynskyi told Ukrainska Pravda media outlet. Russian shelling also killed about 100 animals and completely destroyed the infrastructure of the zoo. Before the war, nearly 5,000 animals lived in the zoo.

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