woensdag 24 december 2014

Chow down: Italian circus in trouble for disguising dogs as show pandas

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Travelling circus owner charged in Brescia with using false documents after two chow chow puppies dyed black and white.Not so much an open-and-shut case; more of a black-and-white one. The owner of an Italian travelling circus has been charged with the use of false documents after it was discovered that two pandas in his show were, in fact, chow chow puppies that had been dyed.A spokeswoman for the forestry corps, which in Italy deals with many of the offences involving animals, said audience members were encouraged to pay to have their photograph taken with the fake pandas. “It happened regularly before the start of the show,” she said.

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