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Video of tiger abuse at china zoo upsets public

The Asian Age,  Beijing, 8 May 2013

 
Chinese state media say a zoo has been asked to apologize after a video of a tamed tiger being abused on its premises caused public condemnation. In the video, two uniformed men are shown slapping and shaking head the head of a lethargic tiger and violently jumping on its back.

The state-run China News Service said late Monday that the men were employees of a performance troupe that staged a tiger show at Wenling Zoo in eastern China’s Zhejiang province during the May Day holiday. It says the men acted after a show featuring the tiger.

China News, quoting a local official, says the Weling government has asked the zoo to apologize, clean up its management, ensure proper animal treatment and promise similar incidents would not happen.--AP