Friday, April 24, 2009

Zoo Releases Tigers in Cost-Cutting Move

LOS ANGELES, CA - Faced with budget cuts, the LA Zoo has downsized their animal population, releasing two Bengal tigers into Griffith Park. "Unfortunately, tigers eat too much, especially the pregnant one," said zoo official Cesar Sonora. "Our cost analysis revealed we could lay-off the cats, then transfer resources to the monkey house, which badly needs new Plexiglas." When asked about the danger of freeing large predators into the country's busiest park, Sonora was sympathetic, "We realize our move could inconvenience the public, but transferring the animals would have been so costly as to be fiscally irresponsible." Sonora thought briefly, then smiled, "On the upside, this could really help solve the park's homeless problem."Digg! (Photo:

1 comment:

Steve Burri said...


I had to copy this whole post to match with our (Wisconsin's) governor's proposal for early release of prison inmates.

I imagine that proposal is running rampant among many states these days.