A Harbin park has taken offense at netizens across China calling its tigers “chubby.”
“Is this you after Spring Festival?” asked one Weibo user in a viral post earlier this week showing nine photos of some very plump looking Siberian tigers at the Heilongjiang Siberian Tiger Park, much to the delight of Chinese web users who could relate to stuffing themselves full of food during the Chinese New Year holiday.
However, the park claims that in this case the camera really does add 10 lbs, blaming the tigers’ apparent obesity on unfavorable camera angles.
To prove that their tigers are in fact ferocious, the park has published a few photos of the big cats looking considerably more lean and spry.
If web users don’t believe the images are authentic, the park has challenged them to come to the park to see for themselves.
[Images via China News]
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