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Activists oppose Chiangmai Zoo’s polar bear exhibition

CHIANGMAI, 19 June 2011 (NNT) – After the Chiangmai Zoo has decided to showcase a polar bear, many people and activists denounced the move, saying it would be tantamount to animal cruelty.

Under heavy criticisms on the move to exhibit polar bear, Chiangmai Zoo had held a public forum to listen to public opinion. Over 100 people from different organizations participated in the forum.

A representative from Lanna Bird and Nature Conservation Club said polar bear exhibition at the zoo was unacceptable.

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