Monday, May 29, 2017

"Australian greyhounds forced to race cheetahs at Shanghai Wild Animal Park"

SMH:

The Shanghai Wildlife Animal Park is no stranger to controversy. It is infamous for its staging of "animal olympics" featuring up to 40 "sports" such as bear bicycle races, dog hurdling, a gorilla on a balance beam and basketball between elephants. In 2012, it was reported that a press officer for the park deflected criticism by stating it was pleasant for the animals because all games were "based on their nature". However, a year later an Olympic bicycle race between a bear and two monkeys ended in horror after