Every year, around 100 deer and boar are born inside Langenberg Wildlife Park, just outside of Zurich. But, The Local writes, "because of space restrictions not all of them can remain." For years, the animals that the zoo could not contain were "recycled for human consumption." Zookeepers would shoot the animals and then donate them to the zoo's restaurant, where they would be butchered, cooked, and served to guests.
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