Um zoo in southwest China marked the "marriage" between a sheep and a deer for the next Valentine's Day, celebrated as Valentine's Day in several countries, according to state media reports Chinese.
The "unconventional relationship" between the sheep and deer Changmao Chunzi female animals became popular with visitors zoo.De according to news agency China News Service, the Provincial Wildlife Park in Yunnan in Kunming city, sell tickets to the "marriage".
At least 500 entries, valued at 66 yuan (U.S. $ 18) will be offered for sale, according to China Daily. For the event, the animals will be dressed in "wedding clothes".
Despite his marriage, Changmao has not been exactly faithful to Chunzi. Last November, the zoo authorities separated the "couple" and took the ram to mate with a single sheep in the park, which gave birth to a cub.
However, when the zoo officials put Changmao with his son and the sheep, he became violent. Chunzi, in turn, is squeezed through the fence and be near the ram.
The "couple" was created with a group of animals in the park. "We put them together because they are herbivores," said Liu Gencheng, an official at the park, according to Xinhua.
Staff noticed that the ram and the deer were warm to each other. Chunzi was often seen licking at the Changmao, and this attack males who approached his "companion."
The "couple" became famous after a local television network made a report to your respeito.Em Chinese Changmao means "long hair", while Chunzi means "pure."
Scientists are advising the public not to put too many meanings about human behavior from the animals, saying leave them alone is the best option.