30 April 2012: The EU Zoo Inquiry 2011 has been conducted by the Born Free Foundation in association with
ENDCAP, a pan-European coalition of animal welfare NGOs and wildlife professionals from countries throughout Europe, whose members specialise in the welfare and protection of wild animals in captivity.
It is an independent study evaluating the implementation and enforcement of the EC Directive 1999/22, relating to the keeping of wild animals in zoos.
The report on zoos in Italy is available online in Italian and you can read it on the Born Free Foundation website.
Summary and recommendations only are available in English.
Other country reports are available on the Zooenquiry website.