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Colombian authorities to close unique animal refuge

Villa Lorena in Colombia's third city of Cali is a unique animal refuge. For two decades, abused animals seized from drug lords or the circus have been sheltered there. But now environmental authorities say the refuge must close.

by Adam Raney

Villa Lorena in Colombia's third city of Cali is a unique animal refuge.

For two decades, abused animals seized from drug lords or the circus have been sheltered there.

But now environmental authorities say the refuge must close.

Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports from Cali.


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