Further great news relating to our recent post –
After a long and complicated mission, we are overjoyed to announce that Simba and Lula have safely arrived at the New Hope Centre in Amman, Jordan. Our dedicated and exhausted team released the two animals yesterday morning.
Mark, your overwhelming support has not been overlooked. We simply can’t thank you enough for your kindness and generosity over these past few weeks. Thank you.
This mission began on 28 March when the FOUR PAWS team entered the Mosul zoo for the first rescue attempt. The animals were examined, anaesthetised, loaded onto a truck and headed to the border out of Mosul. However, the team was unexpectedly prevented from leaving Mosul with the animals.
The Iraqi military returned the animals to the zoo while the team was forced to head back to Erbil to regroup and decide on the…
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