CHINA – Tourists visiting a Chinese zoo killed a kangaroo and injured another after throwing bricks at them so they would hop.
A 12-year-old female kangaroo died days after being pelted by bricks and concrete chunks by tourists at the Fuzhou Zoo on Feb. 28, the South China Morning Post reports.
A veterinary surgeon believes the kangaroo likely died from a ruptured kidney. A 5-five-year old kangaroo was injured weeks later by people throwing objects.
The report claims zoos and wildlife parks in China are lightly-regulated and animals are kept in poor conditions.