Zookeeping under ISIS: Meet the Father of Lions

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Zookeeping under ISIS: Meet the Father of Lions

We take a break from social distancing and life in lockdown to bring you an extraordinary story from Iraq. The Sunday Times' Louise Callaghan tells Manveen the tale of Abu Laith- the zookeeper of Mosul, and the man who kept a lion alive through mortar fire and raids by ISIS. 


Guest:

Louise Callaghan, Sunday Times Middle East correspondent


Host:

Manveen Rana

 

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