"Disastrous" Conditions at Taiwan Zoo

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Three wild boars rest in the background of a grassless, rock-strewn enclosure at Taiwan's Shoushan Zoo.

Animal welfare experts say the facility should be closed down because of its inhumane enclosures.

The photo, provided by the Canadian group Zoocheck, is one of several examples of what activists say are outdated, undersized, and underfurnished facilities that fail to meet basic needs of wild animals in captivity.

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Photograph courtesy Zoocheck Canada
 
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