Zoo Substitutes Dog for Lion

Easily confused species of animals…doglion

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 quoted a customer surnamed Liu who wanted to show her son the different sounds animals made — but he pointed out that the animal in the cage labelled “African lion” was barking.

It’s like some sort of real life Monty Python sketch! ┬áIn fact, it’s sort of like this one:

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One thought on “Zoo Substitutes Dog for Lion

  1. Raider580 says:

    Could be a Red Panda.

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