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Visitors Pelt Crocodiles to Death With Trash and Rocks at China Zoo

Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, cruelty, death, killing, sadness )

- 1977 days ago -
staffers cleaning the facility's artificial lake discovered that nearly all of the zoo's 11 resident crocodiles were dead. Officials believe that the animals had been pelted to death by rocks and their enclosure contaminated with trash hurled in by humans

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Arthur S (88)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 9:21 pm

Marie W (67)
Saturday January 19, 2013, 11:05 pm
Need to close all Chinese zoos NOW!

Vanessa Wolfe (26)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 1:37 am
Yet again China is making headlines for animal cruelty, no surprises here. Sickening.

Jan Garen (86)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 2:40 am
How on earth were these people able to do all that damage without being stopped?

Teresa W (782)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 3:55 am

Christeen A (371)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 4:06 am
It seems that everyday China is having a problem concerning animals. This sickens me.

Danuta W (1250)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 4:21 am

Donna Matthews (261)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 5:04 am
A tremendous problem that needs to be solved!

Carol M (16)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:01 am
Unbelievable! How did they manage to do this without a single staff member of the zoo noticing??? Shut the zoo down!

Sunday January 20, 2013, 6:27 am
Someone wanted some crocodile bits for their disgusting version of "medicine"!

Michelle S (462)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 9:58 am
Ditto Christeen. This BEYOND sickens me. This enrages me. And this country and Canada do business with these depraved, ungodly souls every minute of every hour of each day. Those Chinese with a conscience likely fear repercussions should they speak out or revolt....but it's time for a revolution in that country, as well as in Mexico. It needs to start with economic sanctions. PERIOD.

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 20, 2013, 10:57 pm

Waltraud U (85)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:21 am
i really hate all of these infantile stupid monsters. ty

Caroline S (78)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:28 am
Animal abuse in China just defies understanding :-((((

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:34 am
I have said this so many times before - they are an appalling nation, known for their barbaric cruelty and if I had my way China would be a thing of the past!

Tanya W (65)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:34 am
What on earth is wrong with China??? Surely keepers can control the public and protect the animals in their care!!! Yet another Animal Abuse story from this backward country!!!

Anne W (11)
Monday January 21, 2013, 3:37 am
That kind of cruelty is unforgivable and inexcusable. The abuse of animals in China is grotesque. To maim and kill animals in zoos, where they are supposed to be safe, is particularly disgusting. When will people understand that ALL living things deserve respect and kindness. I decided never to visit China since I read about the things they do to cats and dogs, but this kind of story just shows very clearly that my decision was a good one and it will stand as long as the Chinese are so totally uncivilised in their dealings with animals.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:15 am
China is the worst animal abuser in the world. This country is,literally hell for all animals. Everyday there is some story of animal atrocities originating from this callous,ignorant and barberic country. Animals are simply seen as trophies,medicine,entertainment,fur and food. Panda bears are the only exception,but for how long??? Please do not send any more animals to this country. We need to do more for all animals stuck in this awfull place,especially the millions of cats and dogs killed for food and the thousands of bears used for Bile. Disgracefull country and people. SHAMEFULL.

Veronique L (209)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:29 am
Appalling...and so sad. Noted

Huber F (4)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:34 am
Never too late to teach the crocs a few slips.

Evelyn B (62)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:35 am
Appalling, sad - and even sadder the racist tone of many of the comments here.

Engele van Zyl (38)
Monday January 21, 2013, 4:52 am
What the hell is wrong with people, what happened to going to the zoo to see animals and just have a fun time strolling around with your kids.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:04 am
Their care should be extended to the animals, not just their human relatives

valda p (13)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:23 am
How often did they clean out the enclosures ?did all 11 crocodiles die overnight? this culture is well known for it's insane -cruelty to all and any animal -dog's -cat's Tigers-elephants-etc.-etc.,for those who call it -rascists to comment on it I can only say to you-Çultures of all the world acknowledge-Tradition and culture is -no excuse for -cruelty.

Joyce Shulman (2)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:38 am
I really don't want to be rascist but it seems to me that too many of the worst cruelty stories come out of China.This reminds me of the famous "Chinese tortures" that came out during the World War. I know a lot of nice Chinese people but I would never trust them with an animal.

Mike M (40)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:45 am
They should not be allowed to have zoos. All countries need to stop furnishing them with animals. You only have to look at the Chinese animal abuse records and even human abuse

donnaa D (14)
Monday January 21, 2013, 5:54 am
i hate CRUEL countries, this is inexcusable/unforgivable, Thailand has shipped to them baby elephants torn from mother and herd, 1 baby already DEAD, now these poor crocs. they should never have zoos.
Zoos are only excusable, for conservation of a species and nothing more!!!
i'm very saddened that these creatures were trapped and killed in chinese ZOOS

cecily w (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:16 am
China should be boycotted period. But don't forget the python hunts now going on in Florida.

Diana P (12)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:27 am
This is horrible. How can humans do something like this to a living creature? Crocodiles and Alligators are awesome creatures.

Sam E M (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:42 am
It must have taken a long while to kill 9 of the 11 crocodiles by pelting them with rocks and other projectiles, so where were the keepers and guards during this time? Disgusting.

Frans B (582)
Monday January 21, 2013, 6:53 am
words will not describe what I feel now..... but it makes me nauseous......this is beyond comprehension to you know how much that creature must endure before it dies from something like this??... indescribable.....

Deni Hall (77)
Monday January 21, 2013, 8:10 am
So, I can't help but wonder why there are zoos there at all!?!? If the zookeepers can't do the job they are hired to do (which is 'care' for the animals) then they shouldn't be there at all!....just sayin' sad!...SO sad!
I also can't help but wonder what will happen to the only two left and will they pursue this and punish the humans (ick!) responsible?!

Susan L (1)
Monday January 21, 2013, 9:07 am
I am at a loss to comprehend how such a barbaric situation could arise. Close these zoos now, and remind the Chinese that there are other animals in the world than pandas. When they are parading their dedication to the panda conservation they are trying to hide their contempt for the rest of their animal charges.

. (0)
Monday January 21, 2013, 10:08 am
Thanks Michael and Arthur for the fwd. The abuse of animals in China has been well documented and yet, nothing has been done, so sadly, I'm not surprised ( just sickened) at the fate of those poor crocodiles. I'm at the point where I wish the visitors were fed to the crocs. What a nice change of pace that would be to see the human garbage abused and disposed of.

jules r (7)
Monday January 21, 2013, 11:31 am
disgusting im so sad

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Monday January 21, 2013, 12:29 pm
Sick bastards!
May they get their just desserts!

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday January 21, 2013, 8:18 pm
These filthy humans are getting on my nerves!!!!!

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 12:20 am
I am SICK & TIRED of hearing about all the HORRORS which occur in China! WTH is wrong with those people? They apparently know NOTHING about how to treat animals, children, old people, the list goes on. I am APPALLED that people can behave this way! GET A GRIP, CHINA! Noted with DISGUST.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday January 22, 2013, 12:27 am
Btw, speaking the truth is not racism.

Animae C (514)
Wednesday January 23, 2013, 2:28 am
Obviously not enough staff at this zoo.
Very disturbing!

Dawn M (142)
Thursday January 24, 2013, 9:06 am
Sadly noted!! Worthless scumbags who did this should be pumbled with rocks!!

Barbara Erdman (63)
Monday February 11, 2013, 8:40 am
Noted and Thnx Michael

Yvonne F (181)
Friday February 15, 2013, 11:00 am
Beyond words!!!!!!!! How can the zoo accept this???? Thanks Michael
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