The process of transferring of the bears kept in captivity is in progress

04-12-2017

 In the frames of the partnership along with Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the RA MNP and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) the Directorate of “ELIT SHANT” LLC, being informed about the process of transferring of the bears kept in captivity to more favorable habitat, requested Environmental Protection and Inspection Body to transfer the bear kept in the restaurant complex of the company (2 Janibekyan, Yerevan).    

On December 04, at 11:00 by the trilateral agreement of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) and “ELIT SHANT” LLC, the   specialist of the Zoological Garden of Yerevan in collaboration with the employees of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia, dozing off the bear, transferred 11-year-old Dasha bear to the Zoological Garden of Yerevan, where the bear will stay at the end of the quarantine period, afterwards the specialist will determine its  future destiny.       
Earlier, due to the inspection procedures conducted by Yerevan regional subdivision, it turned out that habitat needs of the bear kept in the area of “ELIT SHANT” LLC do not meet the requirements established with N725-N decree of the GoA (June 26, 2009) on “Defining the procedure of keeping and using wild animals (including red listed) in captivity and semi-captivity”. 
 

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