Profepa and Semar relocate 11 mistreated felines to Denver
60304044. México, 4 Mar. 2016 (Notimex-Gustavo Durán).- Un total de seis tigres, dos jaguares, dos leones africanos y un leopardo fueron trasladados al santuario The Wild Animal Sanctuary en la ciudad de Denver, Colorado, en una operación conjunta de la Profepa y la Secretaría de Marina.NOTIMEX/FOTO/ GUSTAVO DURÁN/GDH/HUM/,
04 of March 2016 13:54:34
Special Prosecutor's Office for Environmental Protection (Profepa) and Navy Secretariat staff transported six tigers, two jaguars, two lions and one leopard to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Denver, Colorado.[caption id="attachment_3911" align="alignleft" width="300"] One of the tigers sent to Denver, Colorado.
Photo: Notimex/Gustavo Durán.[/caption]The 11 felines, who were victims of mistreatment and exploited, were rescued in various locations and were temporarily being held at the bio-park in Pachuca, Hidalgo, where they were rehabilitated.Environmental attorney, Guillermo Haro Bélchez said that on Aug. 26, 2015, one coyote and 11 other big cats were sent to the same place in Denver.The Wild Animal Sanctuary has 300 hectares of land on which 350 different species of animals live.Profepa and Semar posted various tweets about the event on their accounts:
Banderazo de salida de 11 felinos transportados por @SEMAR_mx rumbo a @animalsanctuary #DirectoALaLibertad pic.twitter.com/SA2FqIvnYI— SEMAR México (@SEMAR_mx) March 4, 2016