Amlan Zoo: Paradise for animals

Tonee Despojo 10/23/2016

Amlan, a sleepy fourth class municipality in Negros Oriental that has offered to take Cebu City Zoo’s animals once it will be closed, apparently is more than qualified to make that offer. Amlan, which is just a…

Cebu City prepares zoo for possible closure

Michaela Jaycel L. Dolores 09/26/2016

DENR-7, City Veterinary Office and City Agriculture Office inventory animals With a bundle of grass in one hand, 65-year-old Fely Pino approached the staff of the Cebu Zoo asking about Kayang. Kayang is one of the two…

Davide not keen on acquiring zoo animals

Nestle L. Semilla 09/23/2016

Gov. Hilario Davide III announced yesterday that he was not interested in acquiring the animals from Cebu City Zoo. Davide said he declined the offer of Mayor Tomas Osmeña to donate the 272 animals in the zoo…

Uncertain future awaits the Cebu Zoo

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/15/2016

For the past nine years, “Roger” spent his days with the different animals inside the Cebu Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Office (CWRCPO) in Cebu City. The bond he has made with the animals including different types…

Desiderata

Loreen Sarmiento 07/31/2016

Animals or insects are not designed in the image of God. We are. We were gifted with a will to choose between right and wrong. We have a conscience, the animals don’t. We can talk and feel.…

Salto raises funds for youth dev’t in Talisay

03/23/2016

ANIMAL feeds producer Pilmico gathered cockfighting and gamefowl-breeding afficionados from all over the country during the weekend to raise funds to support youth development in Talisay City. The Salto Breeders’ Benefit Sabong was held last March 20…

Ride for a ride

Gerard Pareja 01/11/2016

Ambot kon nakahisgot na ba ko dinhi ning maong lindog nga ang unang mga kanibal wa mokaon og lawas sa tawo tungod sa kagutom o kalagot. Ilang gihimo ang pagkaon sa patay nga lawas sa ilang mga…

Want to sponsor zoo animals?

08/16/2015

The Cebu City Zoo is inviting  private companies to adopt or sponsor a zoo  animal in order to help cover  the cost for their care. Cebu City Zoo Manager Giovanni Romarate said the program covers the care…

Vendor faces trial for selling lizards

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 05/27/2015

An animal vendor  will stand trial for selling exotic lizards along Magallanes Street in Cebu City. Alfredo Librando, a resident of barangay Basak-San Nicolas, Cebu City, was charged in court for violating Republic Act 9147 or the…

Lapu vet to put down stray dogs

Norman V. Mendoza 10/05/2014

The Department of Health has extended P1.2 million to the City Veterinary Office of Lapu-Lapu City to fund its plan to euthanize stray dogs being kept in the city pound and other services. The amount will also…

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…

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