Costa Rica To Close Its Zoos And Release Animals Into The Wild

Costa Rican Environment Ministry officials yesterday announced the closing of its two national zoos, the Simon Bolivar zoo and Santa Ana Conservation Center. But they’re not just shuttering; they’re going to become wild botanical gardens, with animals allowed to prance in and out as they please. And the officials plan to release as many of the current zoo animals back into the wild as possible. It’s the latest in an impressive line of conservationist initiatives pushed by the Environment Ministry. SOURCE

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