Call to shut lynx zoo

Coventry Telegraph - - NATIONAL -

A ZOO is fac­ing calls to close af­ter it emerged a sec­ond lynx was ac­ci­den­tally as­phyx­i­ated within days of the shoot­ing and killing of Lil­lith the lynx, who es­caped from her en­clo­sure.

Borth Wild An­i­mal King­dom near Aberyswyth, west Wales, has been crit­i­cised for hav­ing “no un­der­stand­ing of wild an­i­mal be­hav­iour or wel­fare needs” by the Lynx UK Trust, who said a sec­ond cat had died af­ter keep­ers at the zoo tried to move it to an­other en­clo­sure us­ing a dog noose.

Bob Geldof (right) ar­rives at City Hall in Dublin with Coun­cil­lor Man­nix Flynn to hand back his Free­dom of the City of Dublin

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