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Syria: Last animal in Aleppo zoo brings relief to local children 02:49

Syria: Last animal in Aleppo zoo brings relief to local children

Syrian Arab Republic, Aleppo
September 17, 2016 at 19:07 GMT -00:00 · Published

Happy, the last monkey left in Aleppo zoo, continued to have visitors, seeking to find a distraction from their daily suffering, on Saturday.

The monkey, who first arrived at the zoo 18 years ago, is kept in a small cage, where zoo visitors have easy access and can touch the wild animal. According to one of the keepers, Happy also suffered from the continuous shelling of the city, but regular visits by vets, ensure his health does not deteriorate further.

Syria: Last animal in Aleppo zoo brings relief to local children 02:49
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Happy, the last monkey left in Aleppo zoo, continued to have visitors, seeking to find a distraction from their daily suffering, on Saturday.

The monkey, who first arrived at the zoo 18 years ago, is kept in a small cage, where zoo visitors have easy access and can touch the wild animal. According to one of the keepers, Happy also suffered from the continuous shelling of the city, but regular visits by vets, ensure his health does not deteriorate further.

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