A proposal has been submitted to move the Dehiwala Zoo to the Kalapola area in Piliyandala

A proposal has been submitted to move the Dehiwala Zoo to the Kalapola area in Piliyandala

Minister of Tourism Prasanna Ranatunga said the current system of the zoo maintaining animals in cages must be changed to a more modern approach that does not involve or lead to animal cruelty.

Minister Ranatunga said guidelines are also being drawn on the taming of elephants and its usage in processions, adding that the guidelines will be submitted for cabinet approval soon.

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