22 Jul '11, 8am

Tiger cub chained to table and beaten in China zoo to pose for tourists' photos

Tiger cub chained to table and beaten in China zoo to pose for tourists' photos

How far would you go for a perfect picture with a wild animal? This 3-month-old tiger cub was chained to a wooden table and beaten bloody by keepers so it would 'pose' for tourists, to the point it lost a tooth. STOMPer Alan wrote: "This is just another example of how some people take things too far, treating animals like a resource. "Apparently big cat cubs are chained to boards so that visitors to Qingling Wild Animal Park in Xian, China, can have the perfect picture to commemorate their visit. "Sad how some people are willing to abuse animals simply to turn a profit. "The cub in the picture was apparently hit so hard it lost a tooth and was bleeding."

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