Albino Corn Snake May Close Zoo in Philipines

14 01 2008

Pasig City Mayor Robert Eusebio wants to close down the Arc Avilon Zoo in Ortigas Center if it is shown to have ignored guidelines to ensure the safety of visitors. He said he was taking action amid reports that a child was bitten by an Albino King Snake last Jan. 5. “If they fail to adopt safety measures for their patrons, we may have to have it closed,” he said. Eusebio wrote a letter to Avilon’s operator to explain how the facilities are secured to prevent a repeat of the incident. More…