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Ardastra Gardens Closes Temporarily

Ardastra Gardens is closing its doors and it is unsure when it will reopen.

In a press release, the conservation center said it has experienced “catastrophic revenue loss” due to the emergency order affecting its operation.

Ardastra Gardens Director Katherine Solomon said in “these financially and emotionally trying times, Ardastra is doing everything within its power to weather this crisis and be in a position to reopen at some point, once the health crisis has blown over.”

The wildlife conservation center said it is working to keep its animals safe and healthy as the country navigates through the global crisis.

Ardastra explained that although the order has disrupted its operations, a small complement of its animal-care specialists will continue to work onsite to feed and care for the animals.

Solomon assured that the staff that will continue to follow world health authorities’ guidelines relating to hygiene and social distancing while carrying out their duties.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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