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Chinese Theme Park Under Fire for Forcing a Pig to Go Bungee Jumping

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And they thought Sea World was bad... 

The pig was tied up and thrown off a 68-metre-high platform as a laughing crowd watched.

 
By Koyu
21 January 2020, 9:39pm
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SCREENSHOT FROM THE PAPER VIDEO. 

Meixin Red Wine Town theme park in Chongqing, China, ushered in the Chinese New Year in a very unusual, very problematic way by tying up and throwing a pig off a 68-metre-high bungee-jumping platform.

In a now-viral video, spectators can be heard laughing as the pig, dressed in a blue cape, squealed in fear while it was pushed off the platform. The stunt was meant to celebrate the end of the Year of the Pig and usher in the Year of the Rat, which starts on Chinese New Year (Saturday, January 25). It has now sharply divided the Chinese community online. Many netizens lashed out against the theme park for animal abuse, calling the act “sick” and “perverted 

Link: https://www.vice.com/en_asia/article/7kz8z9/chinese-theme-park-controversy-pig-bungee-jumping-new-year?utm_source=viceasiafb&utm_campaign=global

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