Multiple Animal Deaths Lead to Temporary Closure of Pittsburgh Zoo – Set to Reopen Sunday

PITTSBURGH, PA – After a temporary closure for mourning, the Pittsburgh Zoo is preparing to welcome visitors once again on Sunday. The closure was prompted by the recent deaths of several animals, including an elephant calf named Tsuni and a silverback western lowland gorilla named Mrithi. The zoo staff needed time to process these losses and prepare for the reopening. The elephant calf, Tsuni, succumbed to a virus on Friday, while Mrithi, the gorilla, passed …

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Rafah Crossing Reopens for Evacuations After Temporary Closure

RAFAH, GAZA STRIP — The Rafah border crossing reopened on Sunday, allowing for a limited evacuation of foreigners and injured Palestinians, according to sources. The crossing was closed on Friday due to issues with transporting injured Palestinians from northern Gaza. Among those evacuated were a U.S. citizen and his wife who had been trapped in Gaza. They were met by U.S. Embassy staff upon crossing into Egypt. Meanwhile, in Paris, more than 100,000 people gathered …

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