29 Apr '16, 7pm

Success! Lions and Bears Rescued From Gyumri Zoo in Armenia

The plight of three lions, two bears and two guinea pigs, left to die in an abandoned zoo in the Armenian city of Gyumri, was so awful that not one, but three, Care2 members decided to create petitions urging the government of Armenia to rescue them. The owner of the private zoo reportedly had no money for food and lost interest and ability in caring for them. Here’s how Leigh Smith, outraged by this situation, used her petition to draw awareness to the situation: “Banging their heads against the wall in despair and peering forlornly through the bars of their tiny, stark cages, these are the inmates of ‘the world’s saddest zoo’. Just three lions, two bears and two guinea pigs live out their boring, hunger-filled days in tiny cages, displaying all the signs of creatures slowly being driven mad by their unnatural existence. This collection of neglected animals are the remain...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/success-lions-and-bears-rescu...

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