We'd like to see them try this on an even playing field. Visitors to the Hangzhou Zoo in China pelted captive lions with snowballs, leaving the animals cowering in a corner of their enclosure. As an onlooker described it, "the lioness swiftly hid under a wooden plank, and the male lion used a tree trunk as cover, with both eyes fixed on the visitors." Other animals, including monkeys, giraffes and a tiger, were also targeted. As one Chinese commenter put it: "With our countrymen’s characters so low, even if we had democracy, what use would it be?" [Source]
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