On July 23 Dan Feeney Hoodie , tigers at Beijing Badaling Safari Park attacked two passengers who got out of their car while driving through the tiger enclosure. This has sparked heated discussion online, with some criticizing them for breaking the rules and some accusing the park of lax management.
Park staff told Global Times on Wednesday that the incident is still under investigation and the two tigers were not "executed."
"Many of these safari parks in China should be banned because they train tigers in a cruel way to entertain visitors or sell tiger products," Mang Ping, a professor from the Central Institute of Socialism and a founder of the Zoo Watch animal protection NGO, told the Global Times.
But the treatment tigers face in captivity goes beyond just cruelty.
Xionglin Xionghu Villa of Guilin Mike Williams Hoodie , a safari park and baijiu company based in Guilin, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is allegedly the world's biggest breeding base for tigers.
On its website, there are various types of baijiu with "medicinal properties made from the bones of a rare species animals" for sale. They do not say what animals are used.
"We sell baijiu made of our own animals," a staff member told the Global Times on Wednesday.
He said the bones come "from the animal's dead body of course. It's illegal to kill tigers and we have to keep feeding them until they die."
According to news portal chinanews, between 2009 November to 2010 February Jahleel Addae Hoodie , 11 Siberian tigers died "abnormally" in the Shenyang Forest Zoological Garden, leading to an official investigation. The government concluded that the tigers were not given enough food.
The Dahe Daily reported in 2008 that some 100 tigers disappeared from a safari park in Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province, which was sponsored by the Villa of Guilin. The owner of the safari park was then detained after an official investigation.
News site china reported in March that a Guangxi safari park had starved its tigers to death to use their bones for baijiu.
In 2007, articles published in the China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy pushed for the approval of tiger-based medicines to "reduce human being's pain."
China banned the trade and use of products made from tigers in 1993.
However Keenan Allen Hoodie , in the revised version of China's Wild Animal Protection Law which was approved on July 2 and will be put into effect in 2017, some animal populations, bred under controlled conditions with "mature" technology, can be regulated differently from wild populations and used to make commercial products, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
Li Fei Melvin Ingram Hoodie , a member of the Standing Committee of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) said in April that certain breeding bases already have the technology to breed tigers.
"Since they are already dead, we should use them," Li said, according to the Beijing Youth Daily.
"How can you define what techniques are mature? It's just a gesture to legalize trading in (rare) animal products," said Mang.
China had 200 tiger breeding bases in 2013 which have altogether raised some 6 Joey Bosa Hoodie ,000 tigers, according to a document issued by the Environmental Investigation Agency, a UK-based environmental organization.
Mang said as tigers can be bred very quickly safari parks often end up with more than they knew what to do with.
So they started making products from tigers in the 1990s as at that time there were few regulations about this practice, said Mang.
According to a 2014 Nanfang Daily report, at the time tiger bones were sold for 14 Melvin Gordon Hoodie ,000 yuan ($2,254) per kilogram, and tiger bone baijiu was sold 1,000 yuan per kilogram.
In 2005, the State Foresty Administration and State Administration for Industry & Commerce jointly issued a statement which said that tigers must be registered Philip Rivers Hoodie , legal reported.
"But companies will wait until the tiger is six months old to register it, as many tigers die at a younger age due to inbreeding and some are sold as cubs," said Hu Chunmei, secretary general of Endangered Species Fund of China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation.
MOGADISHU, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- The huge spectators cheered and applauded as the two teams entered the pitch to play football match in the newly-renovated but once war-ravaged Banadir Stadium in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
The match between Jenyo and Elman is among the hottest in the tournament and the stadium is packed to capacity.
As the referee whistles the start of the match the crowd comes to live as they encouraging players of the team they support.
Muse Jama Forrest Lamp Shirt , a football fan and supporter of Jenyo, said the return of football to Mogadishu shows the love for the game and that the city is changing for the better.
"This is a clear sign that people of Mogadishu and the country in general are encouraged by the relative peace and stability and this match is a sign of it," Jama told Xinhua.
The Banadir football stadium has been base for the warring sides and has been extensively damaged but the stadium has been renovated and refitted with an artificial turf with funds from FIFA.
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