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Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Spring

Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Spring

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Zoo at Seoul Grand Park is preparing for spring, dusting off various indoor spaces and facilities. Four Asian elephants were seen jumping into a pool, mesmerizing spectators by making a surprise dive underwater. The elephants were given hot water baths. Their toenails were also thoroughly polished. The zoo’s [...]

Provincial Animal Protection Facilities in Dire Need of Intervention

Provincial Animal Protection Facilities in Dire Need of Intervention

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal protection facilities run by municipal and provincial authorities are in poor condition, requiring immediate attention. The Beagle Rescue Network (BRN), a non-profit organization for animal rescue, visited 93 animal protection facilities and found numerous cases of animal deaths caused by mass euthanasia or starvation. One animal protection facility [...]

National Universities Used 1.8 mln Animals for Experiments Since 2018

National Universities Used 1.8 mln Animals for Experiments Since 2018

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Eleven national universities and national university corporations in South Korea have used more than 1.8 million animals for experiments over the past three years. Rep. Lee Tan-hee of the ruling Democratic Party said Thursday that, according to reports from 10 national universities and Incheon University, a total of 1.8 [...]