‘Drink fluids, avoid heat’

Melissa Q. Cabahug 04/07/2015

To beat the summer heat, drink at least eight glasses of water a day to avoid dehydration. Better yet stay indoors as much as possible, health authorities said yesterday. “The best way to avoid heatstroke is to…

Zoo animals get special summer diet

Doris C. Bongcac 04/07/2015

The 23 animal species at the Cebu City Zoo have been given water mixed with dextrose powder to ensure they do not get dehydrated from the summer heat, said zoo manager Giovanni Romarate. Romarate said they also…

City Council wants to get zoo’s ‘wish list’

Edison Delos Angeles 05/20/2014

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella said the City Council will summon the head of the city’s zoo to discuss what needs to be done to improve the city-run facility. “We know that what they have is…

International activist group gives suggestions how to make city-run zoo more animal-friendly

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/19/2014

They need more space. They also need privacy. An internationally renowned animal rights group has called on the Cebu City government to widen the enclosures or cages of the animals housed as it embarks on the redevelopment…

World Wildlife Day: Cebu zoo to be recast as wildlife park

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/04/2014

A hesitant 11-year old Noemi Bastida was trembling when she was about to hold a python at the Cebu Zoo yesterday. But a few minutes later, the grade six student from Cantipla Integrated School was smiling from…

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