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Sunday, 08 May 2011 20:00

Pink donkey stunt angers animal rights activists

Publication/Event date: 2011-05-08
Publication name: ABC 7 KABC-TV Los Angeles News
URL for more info: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news%2Flocal%2Flos_angeles&id=8119535
Summary:
CENTURY CITY, Calif. (KABC) -- Animal rights activists picketed outside a Mexican restaurant in Century City on Sunday because the eatery had a donkey painted hot pink for a Cinco de Mayo promotion.

Pink Taco, a restaurant with a penchant for garnering national publicity with its salacious name, stationed the painted donkey outside its Westfield Century City mall door as a promotion.

The restaurant's spokesman said two animal handlers were with the donkey all day and the animal was comfortable, not mistreated and appeared happy.

About two dozen protesters wanted the restaurant to apologize.

"It was shaved, it was dyed and it was transported like cargo," said Marina Lee of the Companion Animal Protection Society, or CAPS.

Carole Davis, speaking for the CAPS, said "We think that it's in very poor taste at best and we're concerned that it was abusive to the animal."

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