Over A Business Deal Dispute, A Chinese Zoo Throws A Live Donkey Into Its Tiger Enclosure

Submitted by: melcervini 4 months ago in News & Politics


According to the BBC, a group of angry zoo investors have fed a live donkey to tigers at a Chinese zoo after a dispute with management. The animal struggled in the water for 30 minutes while the tigers tore it to pieces.

"While many expressed outrage at the contents of the video, shocking scenes are relatively common at zoos and safaris in China.

Visitors to a tiger farm in the north-eastern city of Harbin are able to witness tigers eat cows, and they can also pay 60 yuan (£6.80) for live chickens to be thrown into the enclosures for "entertainment."

However, the brutality of the video of the live donkey has sparked a furious response on the Chinese Internet.

"Why are humans always worse than animals," said one angry comment on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter.

Fuck China
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Male 39,955
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Male 860
Eating is natural.  Enjoyment of eating is also natural.  Human beings are the only animals that enjoy the suffering of other animals.
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Female 4,440
punko and cats 
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Male 860
melcervini They enjoy playing with their prey, there's a difference. We (as a species) seem to enjoy inflicting suffering on others just for shits and giggles.
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Male 69
"...a group of angry zoo investors have fed a live donkey to tigers at a Chinese zoo after a dispute with management. The animal struggled in the water for 30 minutes while the tigers tore it to pieces."

"Visitors to a tiger farm in the north-eastern city of Harbin are able to witness tigers eat cows, and they can also pay 60 yuan (£6.80) for live chickens to be thrown into the enclosures for "entertainment.""

This is sickening!! How can people do that?!"Entertainment"?!
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Male 69
hafa84 The gladiators start in the 3rd century BC, now is 2017!!! This is just sick
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Male 318
hafa84 Been going on long before we were born will be going on long after we are dust, or tiger droppings (too soon?). Gladiators in Rome being but one example.
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Male 69
why they don't throw one of the chinese man in the dispute to feed the tigers?!
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Male 1,511
hafa84 They may have..
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Female 4,440
squidbush the tigers would just be hungry again in 30 minutes.
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Male 1,511
melcervini with rice farts
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Male 39,955
And 16,000 children die before they are 5 years old every day.... but no one gives a shit, let's worry about the donkey.

Humans.... shake my head

source:  http://www.dw.com/en/16000-children-under-five-die-every-day/a-18702618
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Male 1,798
Gerry1of1 Good point.
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Male 39,955
Tigers doing what tigers do. It's probably good for them to use their predator skills instead of being fed chopped up meat.

Sucks to be the donkey though.
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Male 8,560
The circle of life is not always pleasant. 

Does it suck for the donkey?  Sure. But it was a treat for the tigers.

No other animals gave a shit.
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Male 2,107
"Why are humans always worse than animals" ... 
Animals: "The animal struggled in the water for 30 minutes while the tigers tore it to pieces." And no complaints from other animals.

Humans: "the brutality of the video of the live donkey has sparked a furious response on the Chinese Internet." From majority of humans.
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Male 682
They should have just throw the investor in along with the donkey.
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Male 4,153
"the Chinese Internet". That just sound wong. Err, um, wrong.
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