The zoo was closed after complaints from activists and the death of some animals in the park. After the closure would be the municipality, who is responsible for the zoo, have not responded to offers to take the animals to a different home. That aroused suspicion among the activists that have been strived to the zoo to close. the
New photos now seem to confirm what has already been longer, it was feared. The pictures include a tiger, several baboons, bears and deer, writes La Vanguardia. The animals appear to be still locked up in their cage.
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PROYECTO GRAN SIMIO DENUNCIA LA SITUACIÓN en QUE SE ENCUENTRAN LOS ANIMALES DEL ZOOLÓGICO DE AYAMONTE AND HUELVA, en LAS QUE SE ENCUENTRAN AND UNAS LAMENTABLES CONDICIONES DE ABANDONO. https://t.co/vC8o7QvZma pic.twitter.com/LPzryROdO8Proyecto Gran Simio(@ ProyectoGranSim) link
According to Pedro Terrados, spokesperson for Spanish animal rights organisation El Proyecto Gran Simio, the animals live in deplorable conditions. “The zoo is one large leaving chaos, with depressed animals which are not monitored by veterinarians.” the
The water in their cages was not changed and it is not clear who the animals eat, he adds. “Who would eat them? How? What diet? How many vitamins of any kind? What control do they have? No. We don't know anything.”
He also know that the zoo after the halt was closed. There is concern that the animals may escape by the lack of supervision. the
The organization calls now with the municipality to also be the last animals to safety, and the zoo is effective to close. An online petition was already a thousand times signed.