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Lion found hanging in cage at notorious Indonesian ‘death zoo’

A young African lion has died after getting its head caught in cables in its cage at an Indonesian zoo notorious for hundreds of animal deaths in recent years, it was announced Thursday. The 18-month-old lion named Michael was found early Tuesday at the zoo in Surabaya, in the east…

Chinese zoo exposed as trying to pass of dog as ‘African lion’ when it started barking

BEIJING — A Chinese zoo’s supposed “African lion” was exposed as a fraud when the dog used as a substitute started barking. The zoo in the People’s Park of Luohe, in the central province of Henan, replaced exotic exhibits with common species, according to the state-run Beijing Youth Daily. It…

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