Tragic story of Tijuana's tourist trap 'zonkeys'

In Mexico, tourists can take photos beside a 'zonkey' to take home.

These donkeys are painted with black and white stripes, to make them look like zebras.

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This is the story of a man trying to stop a practice he calls cruel to donkeys that deserve better.

Ivan Marquez said: "I've been fighting for animal rights for years in the state of Baja California.

"It's valuable or the government and business to include zonkeys in our cultural heritage.

"Like most of the citizens in Tijuana, I think animal cruelty must end."

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This playful beluga whale really loves the camera.

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Snowball, the camera-loving whale was so desperate to get in the frame that she even photobombed a snap of her friend.

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Diver Alex Mustard got the perfect picture after a super-cute smiling seal photobombed his underwater snap off the coast of Northumberland.

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Before you ask, a photographer did not risk their life to get up close and personal with this pair of jungle cats, the photo was taken on a remote camera on wheels.

This happy hippo certainly isn't camera shy, flashing his pearly whites alongside this equally smiley tourist.

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This party crashing seal wasn't about to let the penguins have all the fun.

Photographer Andrey Nekrasov, 42, captured these amusing images while taking underwater pictures of the two belugas.


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