About 60 animal rights protesters picketed the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove on Easter Sunday to say it should not be housing exotic animals and ought to be converted to an animal sanctuary. They called for a boycott. Zoo manager Jody Henderson said the group’s Facebook page was misleading because it refers to animal cruelty charges against the zoo but doesn’t mention the charges were stayed.

About 60 animal rights protesters picketed the Greater Vancouver Zoo in Aldergrove on Easter Sunday to say it should not be housing exotic animals and ought to be converted to an animal sanctuary. They called for a boycott. Zoo manager Jody Henderson said the group’s Facebook page was misleading because it refers to animal cruelty charges against the zoo but doesn’t mention the charges were stayed.

Protest at zoo draws about 60 people

The protesters are against housing exotic animals, but their Facebook page is misleading, says zoo manager.

  • Apr. 8, 2015 12:00 p.m.

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