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Environment Ministry Distributes Experience Program Manuals for Zoos

Environment Ministry Distributes Experience Program Manuals for Zoos

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment has distributed an educational and experience program manual for the exhibition of animals at zoos to municipal governments and zoos across the country. The exemplary cases of the manual indicate that the programs should be halted if visitors do not comply with control or if [...]

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 [...]

Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Winter

Seoul Grand Park Prepares for Winter

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, just south of Seoul, is setting up plans to protecting animals and plants from the winter cold and snow. Starting this month, the park will turn on the heating systems for all zoo enclosures. Heating mats will be laid out in outdoor enclosures and [...]

Endangered Monkeys Move to Seoul Grand Park Zoo

Endangered Monkeys Move to Seoul Grand Park Zoo

SEOUL, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Three golden-headed lion tamarins, an endangered species of monkey, are settling well after moving into the zoo at Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, just south of Seoul. Originally from the tropical forests of South America, golden-headed lion tamarins are at risk of extinction, with only 6,000 remaining in the [...]

5-year-old Tortoise Saves Friend

5-year-old Tortoise Saves Friend

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A zoo turtle has been filmed helping out a friend who had flipped over on its back. Seoul Grand Park, one of the biggest parks in the Seoul metropolitan area, revealed a video Friday in which a sulcata tortoise was found pushing against a friend to help it get [...]

Seoul Grand Park Opens Dolphin Story Hall

Seoul Grand Park Opens Dolphin Story Hall

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Grand Park’s old Ocean Hall, once popular in the 1980s and 1990s for its dolphin shows, has been renovated into a platform to raise awareness about animal welfare and the marine ecosystem. The park held an online opening ceremony on Tuesday via YouTube, changing the hall’s name to [...]