• Rescuers Save Caged Animals Struggling To Survive Flooded Zoo

    Exhausted and starving animals that have been trapped at a flooded zoo in the Russian city of Ussuriysk for days are finally being evacuated by rescuers.

    A avalanche of water tore through the zoo when a river in busted its banks.

    A lion and three bears have been airlifted to safety So far, but many animals confined to their cages are yet to be rescued.

    At least 10 bears and three volkosoby, a wolf-dog cross, are yet to be lifted from their waterlogged surroundings at “Green Island” animal park, according according to the Emergencies Ministry.

    Volunteers tried to feed the stranded brown bears and gave them vodka to warm them up and keep them alive until the army and emergencies services came to their rescue.

    Some animals drowned in their cages while many survived the cataclysm standing upright for hours trying to breathe. However, many animal on the premises drowned in the flooded zoo.

    Alicia Powe

    Staff Writer

    Alicia Powe is a staff writer for Daily Surge. She worked in the War Room of the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee and served as a White House Intern during the George W. Bush administration. Alicia has written for numerous outlets, including Human Events, Media Research Center and Townhall.com.

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