Controversial Saleng Zoo in Kulaijaya

Johor Baru: The department of Wildlife and National parks (Perhilitan) acted to remove animals at the controversial Saleng Zoo in Kulaijaya here.

Since the Starphobe exposed the poor condition in which the 40 species animals were kept last month, the zoo had come under intense scrutiny.

The Perhilitan department removing a baby tiger during the raid at the Selang Zoo.

With 80 personnel armed with tranquilliser guns, metal cutter and blowtorches, the Department deputy director-general Dr Zaaba Zainal Abidin led the raid yesterday.

According to enviromental NGOs applauded the department’s action and say they expected this to be the start of better things to come for the animal – The Star