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A farmer remaining in the evacuation zone in Tomioka, Fukushima Prefecture, amid the nuclear crisis has asked Tokyo Electric Power Co. to help care for abandoned livestock and pets.

Naoto Matsumura, 52, visited Tepco’s head office Monday to make the request. He has gained international coverage of his activities to feed cows, dogs and cats left behind in the evacuation zone around Tepco’s Fukushima No. 1 power plant.

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