The regional representative of the humane Society of
Animals (Soprama), Sandro, Fernández, said that this entity will ask for the closure of the
Municipal zoo of Santa Cruz after the attack from a jaguar to a lazy,
which criterion reveals serious deficiencies in the safety issue.
«The zoo should be closed, have to be
transferred the animals to a biopark where they can develop according to
its nature. The Zoo is unconstitutional, because article 33
states that every living being has the right to a healthy environment and to
to develop according to its nature,» he told journalists.
A video that circulated on social networks showing how a
jaguar attacked a sloth, climbed the cage the cat, and that had to be
rescued by a group of visitors, who beat him with sticks, without
these no official specialized zoo of Santa Cruz.
For their part, the administrators of the City Zoo
they recognized that although they have people specialized, and request the
increase of staff, for a more effective control in the park, which is
stop thousands of tourists come to Santa Cruz.
The activists questioned the educational role of the zoo,
because «it is not normal for it to show the children animals held in
tight spaces and no operate according to its own nature.»
Soprama suggests that active project of the Governorate
the installation of a bio-park in a special area built in the
town of Abapó.