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Zoo tree removed

Discussion in 'Yahoo News: Zoos' started by RSS, 24 Sep 2014.

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    The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has removed an old tree at the Zoological & Botanical Gardens to ensure public safety. The 16-metre-tall Putranjiva roxburghii, listed as LCSD CW/67 in the Register of Old & Valuable Trees, was at risk of collapse after a 40cm crack was found between its two main trunks. A post-typhoon inspection last week confirmed that the structural condition of the ... More...