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Another victim of Venezuela's unrest: Caracas' once-renowned zoo


Nothing illustrates the miserable state of the Caricuao zoo more than the dozen vultures circling above the pen of Ruperta, a 46-year-old African elephant who was once the animal park’s star attraction.

Ruperta looks weak and emaciated — even bony along the spine and at her hips. In some parts…



Source: LA Times

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