A lion gestures in a cage at Veles, a shelter for wild animals in Rappolovo village outside Saint Petersburg on November 19, 2018. Photo: AFP

Runaway lion, wounded elk, abandoned crocodile all find home at Russian animal shelter

  • ‘Some of the animals were found after accidents, others were abandoned,’ says owner Alexander Fyodorov. ‘Sometimes their stories are like the plot of a film.’
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A lion gestures in a cage at Veles, a shelter for wild animals in Rappolovo village outside Saint Petersburg on November 19, 2018. Photo: AFP
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