“More than forty of the zoo animals died, either as collateral damage — trapped between warring combatants — or from starvation. By January, when the eastern half of Mosul was freed, only two animals had survived: Lula, a caramel-colored female bear, and Simba, a three-year-old lion.” Robin Wright in The New Yorker: Rescuing The Last Two Animals At The Mosul Zoo.