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Indonesia's Zoo of Death plagued by overcrowding and feed shortages

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 25, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lacy Cooke last modified May 24, 2016

Activists refer to Indonesia's largest zoo as the "zoo of death" and are calling for changes including new management and sending some of the animals away. The Surabaya Zoo has been around since 1916, but in recent years has faced harsh criticism for their treatment of the animals residing there. Overcrowding, lack of food, and staff that aren't trained well are all part of the problem. Around 2,200 animals live at the Surabaya Zoo, but activists say most are in cages that aren't big...






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