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Gov’t Develops Comprehensive Management Plan to Provide Proper Care for Animals

Gov’t Develops Comprehensive Management Plan to Provide Proper Care for Animals

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced on Monday that it will start developing the first comprehensive management plan for aquariums to create facilities that are safe for both people and animals and expand their functions. The comprehensive plan is in accordance with the act on the management of zoos and [...]

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 [...]