A visitor to the Qingdao Zoo recently learned why you shouldn’t feed the wild animals.
The man told a local TV news reporter that he had been trying to feed a brown bear through its cage at the zoo when the bear suddenly decided it wanted a little more. The bear bit the tip of his index finger off, if he hadn’t pulled back quickly, he would have lost his whole finger, the man said.
Afterward, the man approached a zoo worker, told him what happened and asked what exactly was to be done about it. “What do you want me to do about it?” the worker answered.
The zoo has said that it is completely blameless in the affair. In the TV news report, a zoo worker shows the camera the fencing around the bear’s cage, pointing out several warning signs cautioning guests against feeding the animals.
Still, the man insists that since he had bought a ticket, he is entitled to his safety inside the park. When asked if the zoo did not in fact have warning signs about feeding animals around the cage, the man replied: “Yes, but I didn’t see them.”
Watch the report below:
Perhaps this bear was simply taking revenge on humanity on behalf of his buddy in Fuzhou who was kicked by his trainer during a performance on Sunday, much to the horror of the audience watching the show.
[Video via QTV]
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