A donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: HandoutA donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: Handout
A donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: Handout

China’s terrible zoos and why they’re still thriving

A spate of news stories about poor conditions at parks across the country has reignited the debate over the rights of animals in captivity

A donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: HandoutA donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: Handout
A donkey was thrown into a tiger enclosure to be eaten alive in a Chinese zoo this month. Photo: Handout
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