Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Animals

Hundreds of birds die after New Year’s Eve fireworks displays in Rome

  • ‘It can be that they died from fear,’ said a spokeswoman for the International Organisation for the Protection of Animals
  • The Italian branch of OIPA has called for a ban on selling firecrackers and fireworks for personal use, citing the threat to animals

Topic |   Animals
Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
Fireworks explode in the sky next to Rome’s Colosseum on New Year’s Eve. Photo: AP
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