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Two flamingoes standing in a sun-dappled pool at the Kyiv Zoo. One has vivid orange-pink plumage and the other is a lighter pink.

Audio Postcard from the Kyiv Zoo

Today, we’re sharing a glimpse of what it was like in mid-March at the bird exhibits in the Kyiv Zoo. Workers at the zoo stayed to take care of the animals during the Russian invasion. They worked long days, doing what it took to keep a zoo running: cleaning stalls and preparing food. They…