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Matang Wildlife Centre

 

orang utan matang

 

After visiting Bako Natural Park and Semenggoh Nature Reserve, we were a bit undecided about Matang Wildlife Centre.

Many online reviews stated than it looks more like a zoo than a conservation centre, other pointed out that the cages where the animals are kept are too small.

Others assured me that they are doing a lot to help animals and that they are constantly improving their facilities

In the end, I decided that the only way to get out of doubts was to get there and see it with my eyes.

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Animal abuse in Bali

farmed pig in Candidasa
farmed pig in Candidasa

 

One my my biggest fears when I travel is to stumble upon some case of animal abuse.

Bali is known to be a paradise on earth and to be pretty vegan friendly, but as its human population in omnivore the cases of animal abuse in Bali are just the same as in any other country of the world.

I have noticed that many bloggers are strongly concerned about stray cats and dogs, but I honestly think that this is not the major problem...the worst cases of animal abuse in Bali (as anywhere else) are related to farmed animals.

I discovered so many examples of that in only a few hours that I need to share this with you.

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