Gruesome videos of tigers mauling humans and donkeys to death apparently did little to persuade one family to exercise caution on their recent visit to the infamous Badaling Wildlife World in Beijing.
Photos have gone viral on Chinese social media today showing a pair of youngsters sticking their heads out of the sunroof of a minivan rumbling through the park’s safari-style tour. Just to the right, a sign can be seen that reads: “Caution, dangerous animals. Do not leave the car. Do not open the window.”
The Badaling Wildlife World has confirmed that the incident took place over the weekend and that after staff discovered what had happened, they immediately stopped the car to remind the family about the safety regulations. The park’s manager said that since visitor number are growing, they would increase security and patrols inside the park, adding that he hoped visitors would learn from the bloody lessons of the past.
About a year ago, a woman stepped out of her vehicle inside the park’s tiger enclosure and was quickly dragged away by a tiger. While the woman miraculously survived the mauling, her mother was tragically killed while attempting to rescue her. Then, earlier this year, a vehicle driving through the park stopped with its back window rolled down, causing a group of bears to gather around the car with one trying to claw its way inside.
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