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Scottish Zoo launches appeal to rescue a Bear that survived war in Ukraine

A Zoo in Scotland has agreed to adopt a bear found close to death in abandoned Zoo in Ukraine.

Scotland-based Five Sisters Zoo, has today announced it will be adopting an Asiatic Black Bear that was rescued from an abandoned zoo in Ukraine, and survived the war.

When Ukrainian soldiers entered the village of Yampil, Ukraine, after five months of Russian occupation, they discovered an abandoned zoo on the outskirts. Out of nearly 200 animals at the zoo Yampil the bear was one of the few animals to survive the invasion.

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