JERUSALEM (Oct. 21)
Dr. M. Shulov, director of Jerusalem’s world-famed Biblical Zoo, threatened today to disband the zoo and destroy those animals he cannot sell or give to other zoological associations in order to prevent the animals from starving.
Warning that unless funds are obtained immediately, the zoo’s supply of food for its hundreds of animals will be exhausted with in a fortnight. Dr. Shulov said he would destroy the animals rather than let them go hungry. The zoo has 100 different kinds of animals, including 75 of the 85 mentioned in the Bible.