Peru: Killing of an Otorongo Due to Negligence?

Ramiro Celis of Iquitos News [es] reports about the killing of an Otorongo (Jaguar) that was held at the Quistococha Park Zoo in the city of Iquitos, Perú. Although the administration of the park said the animal had to be killed because it showed aggresion while being moved from one cage to another, it is not clear if the proper security measures were taken.

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