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Citizens Mourn the Death of Pporongi the Puma

Citizens Mourn the Death of Pporongi the Puma

DAEJEON, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — People have continued to cherish the memory of Pporongi, the puma that was shot and killed after escaping from Daejeon O-World. A framed photo of the puma alongside a bouquet of artificial white chrysanthemums and commemorative messages were found at the entrance to the zoo yesterday. The items were [...]

Animal Activist Group Asks Society to Question Necessity of Zoos after Puma Shot and Killed

Animal Activist Group Asks Society to Question Necessity of Zoos after Puma Shot and Killed

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Animal rights activist group CARE is pushing for a manual that would allow zookeepers to better handle animals that escape from their cages in response to an incident in Daejeon where a puma had to be shot after escaping from its cage. In a press released, CARE stated that [...]