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Myanmar zoo acquires 4 sea lions from China

(Xinhua)

08:11, October 15, 2012

YANGON, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- Two female and two male sea lions from Shanghai, China have been added to the Zoological Garden in Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw, signifying the first animals of its kind shown in Myanmar zoo, according to an official report Sunday.

Under the animal exchange program of the Shanghai Wild Animal Park of China and the Forest Department of Myanmar, the sea lions were conveyed to the Myanmar capital from the port city of Shanghai over the last two days.

One sea lion is over three years old and the remaining three are about three years old. They are species from South America, the report said.

Technician instructors of China will nurture and train the sea lions together with Myanmar staff for showing their skill to the public, the report added. Most viewed commentaries

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