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Beijing Zoo: Atrocities Reflecting a Global Issue

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, suffering, Beijing zoo )

- 977 days ago -
Chains, starvation and concrete enclosures; it's all happening at the zoo, no matter how much we don't want to believe it's true

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CherAWAY N. (1449)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:30 pm

This place really needs to be closed down!!! Horrible conditions!


Animae C. (521)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:56 pm
Petitions, anything?!

Ondine J. (134)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 8:12 pm
Just plain heartbreaking and shameful, thanks Cher

Carol L. (8)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 10:12 pm
more disturbing news from china

Elke H. (97)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:25 am
It is a good thing to shine a light on Chinese zoos. Since there is more disposable income in the major hubs, people are starting to change their attitude about animals. But in the countryside there still is a different kind of behavior toward animals in zoos.

Julia R. (295)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:46 am
I feel so bad for the animals that have to endure such suffering in China's zoos. They really are essentially a form of torture for these animals- starving them, mistreating them, chaining them as as the elephants so that they are forced to remain immobile- it is hard to imagine that people could be so cruel to these animals and that the Chinese spectators throw objects at these animals- even rocks, and give these animals more pain than what they are already receiving every day of their lives! How utterly shameful. Aren't there any activists in China that can help these animals and put pressure on the Chinese govt. to improve these horrific zoos?
It's a shame that there isn't a philanthropist out there that could help change such awful conditions for these animals and at least offer a better alternative for these animals!

John Gregoire (293)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 4:05 am
We need to close all zoos and animal parks. These critters belong in the wild and not suffer as they do.

Justin M. (2)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 5:33 am

June Bostock (50)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:04 pm

gabriele jefferson (147)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:05 pm
noted, shared on fb & twitter

. (0)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 1:19 pm
Give me another reason to dislike China.

Ruth C. (141)
Monday February 17, 2014, 2:34 pm
Hear we go again, China!

Sara P. (67)
Tuesday February 18, 2014, 8:51 am of the worst places in the world for the animals!!!!! ........with north and south korea.....the hell in the earth!!!!
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