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Bandung Zoo, Bandung

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Kebun Binatang Bandung is a 14ha zoo located in the city of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia known for its mistreatment and abuse of the animals that reside there. It was created in 1933 when two existing zoos in the city (Cimindi zoo and Dago Atas zoo) were combined and moved to the current location on Taman Sari street. The new zoo was located in "Jubileum Park", a botanical garden created in 1923 to celebrate the silver Jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.The zoo has garnered widespread negative publicity in recent years regarding its lack of proper animal care. The mayor of Bandung in 2015 stated that he did not possess the legal authority to close down the zoo, which is privately owned. Foreign tourists, as well as some locals, have described witnessing animals eating their own feces and other sights including visibly malnourished bears, deer with severe skin conditions, and animals shackled to the ground. As of January 2017, an online petition had received over 585,000 signatures asking the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (Indonesia) to close the zoo and re-locate the animals to a conservation or sanctuary.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Kurang terpelihara, banyak yg rusak, kotor, kasihan hewan2 sepertinya kurang makan dilihat dari macan yg rada kurus,  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Abis libur lebaran ,kami sekeluarga jalan2 ke kebun binatang di jalan taman sari itung2 silaturahim sesama makhluk hidup hehe...udah lama banget saya ga kesana terakhir itu masih sekolah/kuliah yah?! ...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Kebun binatang ini sekarang sudah modern sudah nyaman untuk dikunjungi,fasilitas disini sudah membaik,ditambah gampang aksesnya  more »

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