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Lion-dog in Chinese zoo

August 16, 2013

NOT A LION: A Tibetan mastiff that a Chinese zoo tried to pass off as an “African lion.”

The zoo was lying about their lion … and might have gotten away with it, too, if the animal hadn’t started barking at the visitors.


The zoo also had a white fox in the leopard pen, another dog in a wolf pen, and, perhaps most bizarrely, two coypu rodents in the snake cage.


Asked if the mislabelling was deceitful to tourists, one zoo official said, “If visitors need to know, then we will tell them.”

Just how naive did they think their visitors were?

Read the full story: here

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  1. August 16, 2013 9:48 pm


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