Below is a guest post by the animal and human rights activist and supporter of free software Luis Leonel.
HISTORIC DAY FOR THE ANIMALS AND THE ACTIVISM FOR THEIR RIGHTS WORLDWIDE
This May 20, 2016 was an historic day for the animals and the activism for their rights worldwide.
THE ZOO OF PAYSANDÚ, IN THE CAPITAL OF PAYSANDÚ DEPARTMENT IN WESTERN URUGUAY, WAS CLOSED DOWN FOR GOOD.
The commemorative plaque, made with the cage’s door of the late zoo, says:
The Zoo of Paysandú was located in this site until May 20, 2016, date in that it has been transformed into the Botanical Garden “Paris London”.