Animals caught in crossfire, trapped at Gaza zoo

A Hamadryas baboon (L) looks at the carcass of another baboon inside their cage at the Bisan City tourist village zoo, in Beit Hanun, Gaza, on August 14, 2014The lions sit dazed in the shade of their damaged pen, while nearby the decayed carcases of two vervet monkeys lie contorted on the grass of a Gaza zoo. The animals were caught in the crossfire in over a month of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants that killed more than 1,960 Palestinians and 67 people on the Israeli side.

August 16, 2014 8:15 am

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