Problem with Lions in Gyumri Zoo To Be Solved

Problem with Lions in Gyumri Zoo To Be Solved

Ministry of Nature Protection RA

The kick-off meeting of the working group established by Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan’s order to make amendments to the governmental resolution on red-listed animals was held on 14 January 2016.

Referring to the problems of bears and lions in Gyumri Zoo, Deputy Minister Khachik Hakobyan informed that on 22 January two bears were transferred to Yerevan Zoo for medical examination and recovery. Ruben Khachatryan, Chairman of Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) informed that in two weeks time the rehabilitation works of the center will be accomplished in Ourtsadzor section, where it’s planned to transfer tree lions from Gyumri Zoo.

18:32 January 27, 2016


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