Public, private sectors to set up animal rescue center in east Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 07/20/2020
By: Yang Shu-min and Evelyn Kao

Photo courtesy of the Forestry Bureau

Taipei, July 20 (CNA) The Council of Agriculture's (COA) Forestry Bureau on Monday signed a cooperation agreement with a local wildlife conservation society to jointly establish the first ever large-scale wild animal rescue center in eastern Taiwan.

COA Deputy Minister Huang Chin-cheng (黃金城), Forestry Bureau Director-General Lin Hwa-ching (林華慶) and WildOne Wildlife Conservation Association President Chi Meng-jou (綦孟柔) inked the agreement.

Huang said that the public and private sectors will work together to establish the wildlife rescue center and put it into operation on Aug. 15.

The establishment of the center is of great importance for Taiwan's promotion of wildlife conservation because the eastern area is home to a wide variety of wildlife species, Huang noted.    [FULL  STORY]

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