Saturday, April 19, 2003
Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage Not just the museums have been hit by looting. Even the zoo has been emptied by people, with animals being stolen or simply let loose to roam the streets. The only animals left are the lions and tigers who are starving to death because the zoo vet has no money to buy food for them. Each of the animals needs 5 kilos of meat a day, a total of 40 kilos per day or about 100 lbs. I would think that surely the army could help out. What were the Americans thinking of? That the army would walk into Baghdad and find everything in place and a welcoming population? No thought in advance.