Chester Zoo starts fundraising bid after fire

Chester Zoo is appealing for £50,000 in funds after fire destroyed most of the roof in one of its key attractions.

Chester Zoo is appealing for £50,000 in funds after fire destroyed most of the roof in one of its key attractions.

The fire started on Saturday morning in the Monsoon Forest area, leading to the evacuation of the zoo.

Sumatran orangutans and other mammals are all accounted for, but staff are trying to find other species, including birds.

The zoo says it has more than 21,000 animals in total on the site, of 500 different species.

A spokesman said: "We remain...
source: BBC

2018-12-16 11:46
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