Left to fend for themselves among the dead, the tragic animals stranded in Gaza zoo as it falls apart after weeks of Israeli shelling
- The zoo, in the Al-Bisan tourism park, was hit by Israeli forces targeting Hamas rocket launchers
- The ruined site now holds sick and traumatised animals that were once the pride of a vibrant family attraction
- Zookeeper Farid al-Hissi, who once worked at an Israeli zoo, is in shock at the devastation of his pride and joy
The lions sit dazed in the shade of their damaged pen, while nearby the decayed carcasses of two vervet monkeys lie contorted on the grass of a Gaza zoo.
The animals were caught in the crossfire of fighting between Israel and…
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