Are Malaysian zoos saviours of nature or exploiters of animals?

The giraffe enclosure at Zoo Negara. People flocked back to the country's largest zoo once it re-opened on June 10 and social distancing fell by the wayside. The cops have since said they will be stationed there to enforce Covid-19 SOPs. — Bernama

Zoo Negara is one of the country’s biggest zoos and the current host of nationally adored pandas from China, Liang Liang and Xing Xing, and their offspring Yi Yi. So when it issued an SOS early in April for funds, Malaysians responded quickly.

While many wrote in with donations ranging from RM30,000 to RM10, others contributed supplies such as vegetables and meat for the 4,000 animals housed at its 45ha site in Ulu Kelang, Selangor.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

zoos , Covid-19 , conservation , wildlife breeding


Next In Living

Giant sharks once roamed the seas, eating whale-sized meals in five bites
Pets suspected of having monkeypox should be isolated, CDC says
Swiss mountain pass ice to melt completely within weeks
Dog, missing for two months, found alive inside cave
If it's very hot, try watering your plants gently, a sip at a time
What is the 'bar' part of Gordon Ramsay Bar And Grill KL like?
Make your vote green, keep environmental issues on the radar screens of politicians
Fossil of new armour-plated dinosaur species discovered in Argentina
My Pet Story: Little wonders, these tiny little snails
Do spiders sleep? Scientists study baby jumping spiders to find out

Others Also Read