Lions, Tigers, and Bears ... in Baghdad : Blog Of The Nation War is hell, and not just for the soldiers fighting and civilians caught in the crossfire. Conservationist Lawrence Anthony joins us today with a harrowing tale of rescuing the li
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Lions, Tigers, and Bears ... in Baghdad

War is hell, and not just for the soldiers fighting and civilians caught in the crossfire. Conservationist Lawrence Anthony joins us today with a harrowing tale of rescuing the lions caged in Uday Hussein's personal zoo, as well as the tigers, monkeys, birds, and other animals starving in zoos around Baghdad. What do you want to know about the fuzziest and featheriest victims of the Iraq war?