Freedom4um

Status: Not Logged In; Sign In

Science/Tech
See other Science/Tech Articles

Title: Tasmanian Devil Continues To Disappoint Zoo Guests
Source: Babylon Bee
URL Source: https://babylonbee.com/news/tasmani ... inues-to-disappoint-zoo-guests
Published: Jul 27, 2022
Author: Babylon Bee
Post Date: 2022-07-27 16:43:25 by Esso
Keywords: None
Views: 38
Comments: 2

SAN DIEGO, CA — Visitors to the world-famous San Diego Zoo continue to be disappointed by the Tasmanian devil, say zoo officials.

"Really? This is it?" said one 7th-grader on a field trip. "This is a rip-off!"

Adults and children who visit the enclosure are often surprised when the animals don't spontaneously erupt into whirlwinds of chaos that decimate everything in their path. Experts have traced the misconception about the animal's abilities to the 1954 debut of a Looney Tunes character named "Taz."

"People visit with a preconceived notion that the devil is a larger- than-life beast that can rend people limb from limb," said James Leslie, manager of the San Diego Zoo. "They don't expect a weird rat-looking cat dog that's always sleeping. These are nocturnal animals that are mostly scavengers. They are capable of eating small kangaroos but, for obvious reasons, we don't throw live Joeys in the pen. Not during zoo hours, that is."

"We added some signage next to the devil's enclosure to warn visitors that the animal has no official affiliation with Looney Tunes, but it's not helping," he added, visibly frustrated.

In recent weeks, a family vacationing in California made it a point to visit the zoo for the sake of their 7-year-old daughter who wanted to see "the guy who spins." Zoo officials admit the family's trip ended in disaster.

"Why is he just sitting there?" 7-year-old Amy Veil had said. "Why isn't he spinning?"

"Actually, that devil is a female," interjected Zookeeper Holly Darmagale with a smile. "We named her Tilda Swinton. She is nocturnal so she doesn't do much during the day."

Little Amy was hopeful. "So she turns into a tornado at night?"

"No."

The wide-eyed young girl, who once dreamed of being a zookeeper herself, left the exhibit in tears. Her father later filed an official complaint.

Zoo officials confirm they receive over 48 complaints about the Tasmanian devil each day. They warn that if people don't stop associating the animal with its cartoon counterpart they may have to close the exhibit and abandon conservation efforts pertaining to the Tasmanian devil, placing them back on the endangered species list. (1 image)

Post Comment   Private Reply   Ignore Thread  


TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest

#1. To: All (#0)

“The most terrifying force of death comes from the hands of Men who wanted to be left Alone.
TRUE TERROR will arrive at these people’s door, and they will cry, scream, and beg for mercy…
but it will fall upon the deaf ears of the Men who just wanted to be left alone.”

Esso  posted on  2022-07-27   17:24:21 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Esso (#1) (Edited)

We were lucky Trump beat Hildabeast in 2016. But in 2020 the Dims perfected the voter fraud technique Hillary started and Seth Rich gave his life in an attempt to expose the fraud.

Now we have the inept and incompetent Joe Biden in the White Hut. And it looks like the start of WW III in Ukraine and all due to Joe Biden's failed foreign policy.

And if BRICS ever gets a foothold the U.S. Dollar will crumble into dust. ;)

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke

BTP Holdings  posted on  2022-07-27   17:50:43 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


TopPage UpFull ThreadPage DownBottom/Latest