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You'd think the safest place for animals is usually a zoo. That apparently isn't the case in China. At a zoo in China's Guangdong province over the weekend, a man apparently bit and killed a large flightless bird as part of an elaborate suicide attempt. Here's the Shenzen news report
The whole thing is pretty horrifying, but, horrifying zoo incidents seem to be the norm in China. The message of humane treatment just isn't working at China's zoos, where people are actually pretty mean to the animals. Just last week, the Shenzen Evening News reported that a zoo in Shenzen only had two crocodiles left from what was originally over a dozen because people like to throw rocks at the animals and throw garbage into their pools. Part of this is because people wanted to make sure they were real