Why Are Chinese Oligarchs Eating Illegal Tiger Meat?

There is no human understanding possible for such practices! How can the Chinese trade in Rhino horn, elephant tusk and tiger meat be stopped? It’s sickening!!!

Ann Novek( Luure)--With the Sky as the Ceiling and the Heart Outdoors

03.31.14

Why Do Chinese Oligarchs Secretly Love Illegal Tiger Meat?

A forbidden practice becomes popular among China’s ruling class: watching the animals die before eating them.

China’s wealthy “dragons” like to dine on tigers. In fact, they’ll even watch them die first and then boast about it on social media. Unfortunately, police don’t consider this behavior worth “liking” and so it became the center of a scandal last week when authorities busted an illegal tiger-eating dinner club in Guangdong province.

According to a March 26 report in the state-run regional newspaper the Nanfang Daily, police crashed the party of wealthy businessmen and government officials in the city of Leizhou just as they prepared to nibble on a freshly slaughtered cat. The raid occurred after a drunken dinner guest accidentally posted several grisly pictures of the event on social media, the Nanfang Daily reported.

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