By continuing to house Tongki is these conditions their is a clear violation of the Korean Animal Welfare Act 2008, it states. All animals should have free "access to water and food at all times". The only water Tongki consumes is his pool water which will be contaminated with his own urine and defecation,left over food and possible items thrown into the pool by visitors. This is dangerous to Tongki's health.
Naturally we would like to know why Tongki will not be rehoused in a new enclosure that mimics his natural habitat with a larger space to roam. soft and natural substrate and furniture to enrich and encourage his natural behaviour's. A new exhibit could be constructed costing as little as £80,000.
As Tongki's carers, its Everland's and Samsung's responsibility to make his life as fulfilled as possible, should they continue to demonstrate their lack of empathy and basic care for Tongki. Then Saving the Angels of the seas will continue to push for his release to a facility that have offered Tongki a loving,secure permanent future where his needs can be met.