Expansion for Kabul Zoo draws an uh-oh

Afghan mayor dismisses fears:‘I want elephants’

Posted: February 24, 2013 at 4:02 a.m.

In 2001, as the Taliban government collapsed, the Kabul Zoo had been almost destroyed by years of war and neglect. Exhibits were bombed out, and many of the animals had been maimed, eaten by hungry Afghans or died of hunger.

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