In view of the AFCD's announcement of suspected H5 avian
influenza case, the aviaries in Hong Kong Park, Hong Kong
Zoological and Botanical Gardens and Kowloon Park under the
management of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
have been temporarily closed starting from January 4, 2007 as a standard precautionary measure
in accordance with the 3 km radius rule of the World Organisation
for Animal Health's standard.