Japan's Triple Disaster, By the Numbers

Animals Left Behind

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Animals Left Behind

Thousands of pets were left behind in the evacuation zone, estimates the International Fund for Animal Welfare and local partners. About 3,000 cows, 130,000 pigs and 680,000 chickens were also left in the zone, reports AP.

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