Friday, 6 March 2009

Turning a blind eye

Fri, 03/06/2009 | Opinion / The Jakarta Post

Can anyone think for even a minute why the Australian Zoo would want to send kangaroos and koala bears to an Indonesian zoo? Can these really be free gifts or might the Australian Zoo be hoping to obtain some of Indonesia's wildlife in exchange, such as orangutans, maybe? Watch this space.

Thousands of wild animals are already incarcerated under horrific conditions in zoos throughout Indonesia. Rather than help these poor creatures, Terri Irwin clearly thinks it is better to send Indonesia some kangaroos and koala bears: The question is why?

Sean Whyte