Kuala Lumpur: Animal rights activists in Singapore and Malaysia have
called on the authorities at a botanical park area in the island country to
ensure stray dogs are treated humanely and not killed after a woman was
According to park officials, speaking to reporters on
Wednesday, a 22-year-old local woman was attacked by a group of dogs at the
Gardens by the Bay botanical park, which made its opening last month.
According to reports, street dogs have descended on the area from nearby
construction sites, seeking out the comfort of the plants, grass and an
easier life. But the $790 million facility wants to put an end to the stray
dogs in the area.
Animal rights activists told Bikyamasr.com they
are urging the park to not kill the dogs.