Nestled between green hills, the zoo was once home to Marjan, the famous one-eyed lion of Kabul – who survived nearly three decades of war, mujaheddin attacks and several regimes, only to die in his sleep in 2002 as the […]
Khanzir likes to lie in the sun. He spends long days sprawled across the grass, sometimes trotting over to greet the people passing by and admiring him. He almost seems to know he is popular, that visitors come from far and wide […]
The Kabul Zoo is an oasis of green in a dusty city still lying in rubble. It’s also challenging the international community’s perception of what carrying on with life looks like in a war zone.