The Substitute Zoo —
Back in April 2012 I posted about the Dream Park El Janoob Zoo
in the Gaza Strip, which was displaying taxidermied animals, because it couldn't afford living ones.
Now we have the People's Park of Luohe in Henan, which has been thinking along similar creative lines. Instead of a lion in the African Lion cage, they've got a Tibetan mastiff dog in there. It does look vaguely similar to a lion, if you squint. However, it barks. Other substitutes include two rodents in the snake's cage, a…