Durrell members vote against trustees stepping down


A total of 1,985 members voted for its board of trustees to stay in place [BBC]
Members of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust have voted against its board of trustees resigning.
An extraordinary general meeting (EGM) was held on Thursday over concerns over how Jersey Zoo was being run.
Former employees and current members of the trust said concerns revolved around staff and animal welfare.
Jersey Zoo denied any wrongdoing, including a suggestion it had replaced endangered species with more crowd-pleasing animals.
Out of a total 16,000 eligible voting members, 1,985 voted against the proposal that the trustees resign while 710 supported it.
Jersey Zoo is the headquarters of the charity, founded by the late author and naturalist Gerald Durrell.
Members were invited to attend the meeting in person, or to appoint a proxy to vote on their behalf.
The proposition stated:



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