In Rostov-on-Don, there is a major fire at the zoo. People and animals are being evacuated from there.
According to the Telegram channel Baza, the roof of the zoo museum caught fire . According to preliminary information, there is a threat to polar bears, bison and antelopes - their enclosures are located next to the museum on fire. The fire area is 300 square meters.
The animals that are in the building of the museum are also under threat. Rodents, spiders, scorpions and bats live there.
Emergency services are on site.
The director of the Rostov zoo, Yulia Soboleva, told the local portal "161" that the exotarium is on fire, in which spiders, rodents, fruit bats, Patagonian maras and other small animals live.