McAllister asks for urgent review into zoo safety

Alliance North Belfast Councillor Nuala McAllister has asked for an urgent review into safety measures at Belfast Zoo, after a chimpanzee escaped from its enclosure there. Footage showed one chimp walking along a path beside members of the public, while other chimpanzees also climbed onto the enclosure wall after scaling tree branches propped up against […]

Housing of animals at zoo needs urgently reviewed, says Long

Alliance Councillor Michael Long has said the housing of animals at Belfast Zoo needs urgently reviewed after an escaped monkey was killed after being hit by a car. The animal escaped from the zoo yesterday and later died after being hit by a car on the M2 motorway. Belfast City Council has said it is […]