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Karlsruhe zoo fire kills 26 animals

Firefighters responded to a blaze at the elephant house of the zoo in Karlsruhe, Germany. Shetland ponies, goats, sheep, and a llama were among the animals killed. No cause has been determined. Firefighters responded to a blaze at the elephant house of the zoo in Karlsruhe, Germany. Shetland ponies, goats, sheep, and a llama were among the animals killed. No cause has been determined. (Uli Deck/AFP/Getty Images)
November 14, 2010

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A fire at the Karlsruhe zoo in southwestern Germany killed 26 animals, including Shetland ponies, goats, sheep, and a llama. Karlsruhe police said elephants and hippos were saved from their enclosures next to the petting zoo that caught fire and burned down early yesterday. Authorities are investigating but no cause has ... (Full article: 408 words)

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