The Man Who Adopted a Zoo
After President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted from Ukraine in 2014, he left his luxurious estate behind—including a private zoo. Fearing for the lives of the abandoned animals, zoologist Sergey Grigoryev came to the rescue, visiting the ex-president’s compound with the plan of checking in for a couple of days. Four years later, he’s still there. Today, he tends to the wide variety of animals on the property and hopes to one day turn the estate into a national park.
This story is a part of our Human Condition series. Come along and let us connect you to some of the most peculiar, stirring, extraordinary, and distinctive people in the world.
Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com
Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX
Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ
Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY
Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV
Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com
Visit original source 🙂