An animal charity rescued 13 zoo animals from Aleppo, Syria, with the assistance of the Turkish government. The animals were moved to their new home in Jerash, Jordan, on August 11.
13 Zoo Animals Rescued From War-Torn Syria
About Clear the Shelters
NBC and Telemundo owned stations are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 19 to help find loving homes for animals in need. Over 50,000 pets found their forever homes in 2016.