RIGA - Additional funding must be allocated to the Riga Zoo, as well as animal shelters, during the state of emergency period, as the animals in the care of these facilities must still be fed and taken care of, the chairman of the Latvian Green Party Edgars Tavars said.
"The funds the government is allocating to mitigate the economic consequences of the declared state of emergency in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic should also include the Riga Zoo, its affiliates, and the many animal shelters around the country," Tavars said.
As LETA was...
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