"Disastrous" Conditions at Taiwan Zoo

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Several oryxa type of antelopeattempt to graze in an enclosure strewn with rocks and concrete rubble inside the Shoushan Zoo in Taiwan.

Most of the zoo's yards are antiquated and tiny and allow no opportunity for animals to view the outside world, said Rob Laidlaw, director of the Canadian group Zoocheck.

The zoo is outdated and, ideally, should be closed, Laidlaw said.

It was a disaster.

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Photograph courtesy Zoocheck Canada
 
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