'Poor conditions' at Kemaman Zoo shock activists

Celine Ho

Modified 11 Jan 2018, 10:21 am

Photos of orangutan being kept in tiny cages and a solitary elephant calf chained under the rain at the Kemaman Zoo have prompted an outcry from animal welfare activists.

In a joint statement today, two NGOs said the photographs were shared by allegedly disgruntled Kemaman Zoo employees. The NGOs claimed they have since verified the authenticity of the photos.

"It is shocking. The standard of care provided is extremely poor," Malaysian Friends of the Animals (MFOTA) representative Hasrul Mohamad said today...

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