Mayor of Kyiv,Vitaly Klitschko wrote in Facebook, how the animals is good living of the Kyiv Zoo park , where reconstruction is ongoing.
“Friends! Work on the reconstruction of the first stage of the capital’s zoo continues in the winter. So, in spring the visitors will be able to rate the new entry group, which will be on the corner of Peremohy Avenue and Zoologicheskaya Street.
They will also open a new universal aviary for animals and birds. By the end of next year, an underground aquarium will be ready in the Kyiv Zoo, ”wrote Vitali Klitschko.
The day before this Post, a new tender appeared on the official portal on public procurement of Ukraine Prozorro, For the reconstruction of of the Kyiv Zoo Park of national importance.
Almost a billion hryvnas will cost the third stage of construction from the budget of Kyiv – UAH 802.890 million ($ 33.5 million).
The first tender for the reconstruction of Kyiv Zoo Park (the first stage of construction) cost the kyiv’s citizens 489.3 million hryvna. 21.15 million hryvna was spent only for architectural planning services and work on the development of project documentation.
The tender documentation provided for the first stage of reconstruction says that it is planned to build a pavilion for giraffes, ostriches, large kudu, and zebras. a compatible exposition of animals of New Guinea, Madagascar, Komodoran lizard. Gaming zone “Labyrinth” several open aviaries for birds which covered with terrarium nets, several enclosures for temporary keeping of animals. a bridge with a canopy over the lake for visitors; pump station.
Moreover, Veterinary point; several warehouses; new entrance group with a souvenir shop; three-level ground parking for 300 cars and open parking for sightseeing buses. Further, reconstruction of attractions, reconstruction of aviaries for birds and office buildings.
In fact, for more than 0.5 billion hryvnas, the Kyiv’s citizens only received a new entrance group to the zoo and the construction of a multi-tiered parking began.Judging even by Klitschko’s statement, improvement of conditions for animals is only on papers till now, for which, of course, new millions should be allocated.
But the mayor believes that everything is okay. In his statement on Saturday, he did not say anything about the new tender for $ 33.5 million, but told how the predators animals were fed.for example, so to they do not get bored, experts create a situation of“ hunting for prey ”.
Animals, as in natural conditions, get their own food, ”Klitschko added.
This material was prepared in cooperation with the Active Gromadyani Information Agency, which in 2019 conducted its investigation on the facts of spending funds on the reconstruction of the zoo.
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