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Old 05-26-2011   #61 (permalink)
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Old 05-27-2011   #62 (permalink)
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the black cat looked very healthy and well cared for tonight
quite beautiful
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the black cat looked very healthy and well cared for tonight
quite beautiful

seems like you know nothing about wild animals and their needs
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Old 05-28-2011   #64 (permalink)
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Hi guys, I have just returned from Playa and also saw this poor jaguar cub.

I have emailed the Born Free organisation in the UK who campaign against animal cruelty and rescue animals globally.

Perhaps if a few of you also visit the Born Free website and contact them it may help the cause

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Old 05-29-2011   #65 (permalink)
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I reported it!

VERY disturbing! I wish tourists would refrain from the picture taking with these animals. I reported what you posted about the lion cub to the humane society! Perhaps they will look into it?
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I will try and find out more about the laws in mexico but i am afraid their may not be any. thank you for letting us know and i will contact a friend of mine who is a lawyer to see if any laws exist. PLEASE DONOT HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH THESE POOR DEFENSLESS ANIMALS
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VERY disturbing! I wish tourists would refrain from the picture taking with these animals. I reported what you posted about the lion cub to the humane society! Perhaps they will look into it?
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I have just contacted the wildlife rescue in mexico and will keep you posted
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VERY disturbing! I wish tourists would refrain from the picture taking with these animals. I reported what you posted about the lion cub to the humane society! Perhaps they will look into it?
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Old 05-29-2011   #68 (permalink)
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after i got home from playa last year i contacted monkey world here in dorset to tell them about the monkeys i had seen. they rescue monkeys from all the world and were very interrested. they have a lot of interaction with the mexican government about cruelty to monkeys as they have with governments all over the world. they were going to inform them and try to get something done but said it would be very hard going. as for the other wild animals surely people are educated enough to know its not right to be having photos taken with them as they should not be in captivity shame on you all
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Old 05-29-2011   #69 (permalink)
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thank you!!!
And no, unfortunately people are not educated enough and thinks its awsome to have a pic with a baby lion.


[quote=tishy;1784307]after i got home from playa last year i contacted monkey world here in dorset to tell them about the monkeys i had seen. they rescue monkeys from all the world and were very interrested. they have a lot of interaction with the mexican government about cruelty to monkeys as they have with governments all over the world. they were going to inform them and try to get something done but said it would be very hard going. as for the other wild animals surely people are educated enough to know its not right to be having photos taken with them as they should not be in captivity shame on you all[/quote]
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I work in this plaza and never have seen any mistreatment of the animals here. They are loved and well provided with food and exercise. The young men who work with them are sensitive to their needs. I do plan asking the owner of the shop where the lion goes after he matures. I will post further information as i investigate. Thank you for posting your concerns.
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I will not jump all over your case for posting the info you have contributed to this matter. I'm assuming that you do believe what you have said (that the animals are loved and well taken care of). I will, however, look forward to reading whatever additional information you can share with us concerning this matter, as it is (quite obviously) of great concern to many who read this forum. No one wants to see ANY animal (monkey, lizard, lion cub, jaguar, whatever) used in such a way that causes the animal to suffer so that a person can financially benefit. It's hard (almost impossible) for many to imagine EVER doing what those people are putting those animals through day after day, even if they are provided with food, exercise, and love.

Again, I look forward to reading what you have to say on this, since you see it more often than probably anyone else here. And I thank you for taking notice and getting involved, if even in a small way.
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are they still taking pictures ,using the animals?
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are they still taking pictures ,using the animals?
yep

the panther is really beautiful
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We saw the lion and the black cub the other night at the galleries. Same story...on loan from the zoo. The lion cub did his little roar a few times when the guy was handling him.

Fortunately as much attention as they were getting, I didn't see anyone paying money to take a picture or handle. It didn't help business that my wife said something about the woman who was attacked by the chimp and had her face severely disfigured. After that, the guy walked off 5th to the back of the open air gallery where he has cages on the left side.
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the panther is really beautiful
and you still know nothing about wild animals
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We saw the lion and the black cub the other night at the galleries. Same story...on loan from the zoo. The lion cub did his little roar a few times when the guy was handling him.

Fortunately as much attention as they were getting, I didn't see anyone paying money to take a picture or handle. It didn't help business that my wife said something about the woman who was attacked by the chimp and had her face severely disfigured. After that, the guy walked off 5th to the back of the open air gallery where he has cages on the left side.

"On loan from the zoo!? " That man is such a liar! I like what your wife said to him. People who have their pictures taken with these cubs do run the risk of being injured. It won't be long before they will be too large to be held.
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