Disturbing photos of a gaunt lion and tiger at Beijing Zoo were recently exposed by animal rights activists on their Weibo page.
A visitor reportedly took the photos of the animals, showing the pitiful skinny hunched back lion with dull and patchy fur. A white Bengal tiger was also photographed with a similar condition.
Animal lovers were quick to express their anger after seeing the harrowing photos of the animals, prompting them to question the zoo’s treatment of the wild cats. Many have accused the zoo staff of neglecting the animals.
A disturbing photo of a skinny lion and tiger in Beijing zoo has caught the ire of netizens.
A report by Sina revealed that local reporters went to the zoo to investigate as soon as the photos circulated online. However, the animals in question were not on display while the lionesses in the zoo seemed to be in good condition during their visit.
Local reporters who went to the zoo found the lionesses in good condition.
Zoo officials denied neglecting the wild animals in an interview with South China Morning post. According to an unnamed zoo official, both animals are in normal condition but suffer from genetic defects.
A Beijing zoo official claims both animals were in normal condition but suffer from genetic defects.
Apparently, the lion suffers from a genetic defect yet its appetite and activities are not affected.
“The lion already had a roach back, protruding bones in its hindquarters and looked skinny when it was admitted to the Zoo,” the official said.
The official also claims that the Beijing zoo staff had attempted to help the lion gain weight but was unsuccessful. Most lions in zoos, according to the official, tend to have genetic defects because of inbreeding.
On the other hand, the poor-looking tiger was the result of inbreeding among a small group of white Bengal tigers, the official reveals.
Meet the 3-Foot Tall Dwarf Jihadi Nicknamed “Al-Chihuahua”
The photos have not been verified so the possibility that he’s one of the Oompa Loompas has not been ruled out.
Who says size matters?
For this jihadi barely taller than his machine gun, his cute height won’t prevent him from enlisting with Jabhat Al-Nusra, an Al Qaeda-linked terror group fighting the Islamic State and the Assad regime.
Photos of the 3-foot tall rebel standing with his Kalashnikov assault rifle clad in camouflage gear with an ammunition belt was widely circulated online after they were shared on Twitter by Al-Masdar News’ editor-in-chief Leith Abou Fadel who nicknamed him “Abu Ahmad Al-Chihuahua”.
Three Thugs Jailed After Attacking Shopkeeper Who Refused To Serve Them Alcohol
Poor Mohammed Naghdi was kicked, punched, and hit in the head by several glass bottles.
It was supposed to be an ordinary shift at the Turkish Food Store in Hull for shopkeeper Mohammed Naghdi but unfortunately, these three guys came over.
After refusing them alcohol, the men suddenly went full on beast mode and started attacking him. They kicked and punched him, even hitting his head with glass bottles.
Mohammed Naghdi was just doing his job but he was mercilessly assaulted by these men.
After Kanye, Lindsay Lohan Reveals Possible 2020 Presidential Bid
Does Lindsay have your vote?
Lindsay Lohan had just dropped a bomb in her Instagram account.
The Mean Girls actress, supposedly inspired by US President Barack Obama and rapper Kanye West, announced a possible 2020 Presidential bid on her Instagram page.
Apparently, Lohan believes her "34 years of experience" makes her deserving to be the president of the United States.
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