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Coronavirus closures threaten future of Papua New Guinea’s only animal rescue centre

Port Moresby nature park may not survive the impact of pandemic shutdowns

From the heat and dust of the city’s noisy, crowded streets, the Port Moresby Nature Park is an oasis, for the city’s residents as well as the animals it keeps.

  • Lyanne Togiba
  • The Guardian

Home to more than 500 creatures and spread over 30 verdant acres, the park has spent years rescuing injured, orphaned or trafficked animals from across the country, and protected and nurtured native species, including the…

But the future of the park, and the lives of the animals it cares for, are threatened by the Covid-19 pandemic…

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