Threats from Zoos and Circuses – articles

Cruel Backward Chinese abuse of Tigers – 殘忍落後中國
‘Crouching tiger, hidden species? Siberian creatures welcome in the Year of the Tiger as China worries about their extinction.

 

The sight of tigers in the wild in China is becoming increasingly rare, but there are hundreds in zoos around the country. So as the country came to a standstill this weekend to celebrate Chinese New Year, and see in the Year of the Tiger, it seemed only natural to use several Siberian tigers to welcome visitors to a zoo in Fuzhou in southeast China’s Fujian province. However, the tigers’ poses were far from natural, as they were cruelly forced into a series of poses as they made their greeting. Sitting on their hind legs with their paws in the air, the tigers were made to hold the poses for a lengthy period of time as visitors entered the zoo.’

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