Monday 19 April 2021

Emmen zoo in financial trouble

Emmen zoo has asked the local council for a financial boost of between €2m and €3m because of falling visitor numbers, news agency ANP reports.


‘The bottom of our reserves are in sight. We are very worried indeed,’ zoo director Hans Bosma is reported as saying.
However, the financial problems have no implications for the zoo’s plans to move to a new location on the west of Emmen as part of the redevelopment of the town centre. The move is being funded to the tune of €8.5m by national government.

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