Police in Brescia, Italy, seized the chow chows on animal cruelty grounds. The owners also face charges over the dogs’ false passports.Police believe the chow chows came from Hungary and may have been six months younger than their documents had suggested.
The 'Orfei' circus involved has today denied the allegations insisting that they never claimed the dogs were pandas. Full article here.
Donkeys aka "zonkeys" in Mexico are painted to look like zebras and they draw money-spending crowds to see them. Some hail this deception as a wonderful tradition, while others question the practice.