Bad Day for venison, as two workers at Wuhan zoo in central China were arrested and charged with killing and eating one of the zoo's fallow deer, which is a protected animal. The workers are reported to have come up with the idea over a game of cards.
Poor Day for horsemeat, as Robert Peeters, one of Belgium's biggest dealers in horsemeat, says he will have to close within a few years. Supply has become scarce as tractors have replaced draught horses "Tractors make lousy sausages," he said.
Bright Day for the Komodo dragon, as Muffin, a lizard on loan to a zoo in Virginia, became the first Komodo dragon to have a cataract successfully removed. Muffin is 6ft long and weighs 42lb.Reuse content