A Costa Rican young lady is collecting signatures through Change.org platform to close Simón Bolívar Zoo. She stated in her petition that she sees with pain animals in captivity’s suffering. According to her, places like Simon Bolivar Zoo are just an evidence of human cruelty. She declared that
Depriving wonderful species of their freedom for a false culture of entertainment is deplorable.
The woman is Jessica Beita and she aims to collect more than 35,000 signatures to present a letter to Pro Zoological Foundation, Fundazoo Administration and the Ministry of Environment and Energy. A day ago, she already had the support of more than 27,000 signatures.
Simón Bolívar Zoo has been questioned again due to Lion Kivú’s conditions. As consequence, the lion was transferred to Zoo Ave, where he will live in a more suitable environment.
If you want to support the request, you can do so by clicking here.