Remember Simba and Lula suffering at Mosul’s zoo? This rescue team has good news

Watch Lula and Simba’s journey to their new home. Video by PBS NewsHour

After one failed attempt to rescue a lion and bear from the Mosul zoo in Iraq, a team from Four Paws this week successfully brought Simba and Lula to their new home — an animal sanctuary in Jordan.

“We did it!!! WE SAVED LULA AND SIMBA!” Four Paws wrote Tuesday on its Facebook page.

The months’ long effort began in January when residents of the newly liberated eastern part of Mosul, which Islamic State...

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