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Don’t Forget Your Cute Tiger Pictures Strange Tourism Theme Parks 

Don’t Forget Your Cute Tiger Pictures

After the horrors of the tiger park, I neglected to mention the cute photo ops at the end of the tour. I mean, how awesome is this vertical line of tigerocity? After taking the picture, the employee wrenched the doped-out cub from our cuddle. He shoved it in a medium-sized tupperware storage container. He clipped on the lid. And he walked away. The cub struggled for a while, but then went quiet. I wanted to cry. The other photo opportunity was to pose with a fierce photoshopped Siberian tiger. We…

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Small Children Feeding Live Animals to Tigers in a Chinese Zoo Strange Tourism Theme Parks 

Small Children Feeding Live Animals to Tigers in a Chinese Zoo

In northern China there’s a tiger park. Like so many things in China, it’s nothing like you might expect. To start with, there’s a menu at the gate. These aren’t animals to take home and domesticate. They’re fodder. Victims to be released on your tour. “Let’s get a cow,” I said. Michelle just glared at me. “But this is nature in its purest form,” I said. “It’s the circle of life. It’s the maintenance and renewal of the microcosm. Come on. So how about a sheep?” She kept glaring.

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