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Zoo Animals Starve in Yemen City Shattered by War

Fighting, bombing and a blockade by militiamen of food and water that have killed hundreds of people in the southwestern Yemeni city of Taiz have not spared the animals of the local zoo. But thanks in part to the work of an animal-lover a world away in Sweden, the beasts now have a better chance of surviving. The feathered and furry denizens of the city zoo are slowly dying from starvation and untreated wounds before the eyes of helpless keepers, in another sign of suffering the...

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