Bears kept in the area of “GAJEGORTS” CJSC were transferred to the Zoological Garden of Yerevan

03-11-2017

Misha and Masha bears kept in the area of “GAJEGORTS” CJSC were transferred to the Zoological Garden of Yerevan within the frames of cooperation of Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC), by the tripartite agreement reached with the directorate of “GAJEGORTS” CJSC.   
As a result of inspections conducted by Yerevan regional subdivision, it turned out that condition-based maintenance of bears meets 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”, meanwhile the directorate of the “GAJEGORTS” CJSC expressed willingness for the transfer of bears to the areas having more favorable conditions. 

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