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The court has suspended the zoo in the shopping center «Mosaic» in Moscow, after two cases of animal bites, according to the website of the Moscow Department of Rospotrebnadzor.
The Ministry said that earlier in Moscow, the CPS received a complaint for the bite of a wild animal — a coati — child’s petting zoo «Pet raccoon», located in the shopping center «Mosaic».
«During the investigation of this case revealed violations of legislation in the field of ensuring sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population. The zoo is not carried out preventive measures to prevent occurrence of human cases of disease common to man and animals, there are no data on prophylactic immunization of persons with occupational risk of rabies,» — said in Rospotrebnadzor.
The Ministry said that these violations can lead to the spread of infectious diseases common to humans and animals, and threaten the health and lives of people.
In relation to the owner’s zoo MSK, OOO was drawn up a Protocol on administrative offense. The materials of the administrative case is directed for consideration to the Lefortovo district court of Moscow. Thus, according to Rospotrebnadzor, the proceedings before the court at the zoo was the second bite, this time suffered by the zoo Keeper. This fact was attached to the previously submitted to the court administrative materials.
«The twenty-sixth of may 2017, the court found MSK, OOO guilty of committing an administrative offense, and has appointed to it punishment in the form of administrative suspension of the activities of the contact zoo «Pet raccoon», located in the shopping center «Mosaic» at the address: street 7-I Kozhukhovskaya, 9 for a period of sixty days. The decision of the court transferred to the court bailiffs for enforcement,» — said in Rospotrebnadzor.