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Activists Demand Permanent Closure of Troubled Puerto Rico Zoo

Animal rights activists are demanding that Puerto Rico permanently close its only zoo following reports of deaths and improper care.  The Animal Legal Defense Fund has sent the U.S. territory's government a letter urging officials to relocate all the zoo's animals to sanctuaries. Attorney Cristina Stella said Friday that officials were violating the Animal Welfare Act and the Endangered Species Act.  A recent report from a government-appointed committee...

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