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Video of live donkeys being fed to zoo lions sparks outrage in Iran
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2012, 07:24:29 PM »
For several months, a private zoo in the northern Iranian city of Sari sought to attract more visitors by feeding live donkeys to their lions every Thursday. However, after visitors filmed these feedings and posted the videos online, the backlash caused the zoo to halt this practice
a few weeks ago

 
 

Screengrab from the video below.    
   
The videos continue to draw the ire of numerous Iranian Internet users, who would like to see the zoo owners punished.   

WARNING: This video at this link may shock viewers. 

"These zoo lions had no hunting experience, and so it took them about an hour to kill a donkey"

Reza Javalchi is the president of the Iranian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, based in Tehran.

http://observers.france24.com/content/20120622-video-live-donkeys-fed-zoo-lions-sparks-outrage-iran-sari-spca-tehran-prevention-cruelty-animals
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