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Zoo Bans Animal-Print Clothes That Confuse Animals

By Breanna Draxler | September 25, 2013 4:01 pm
animal print not allowed at London zoo

Don’t wear this to the zoo. Image credit: Felix Mizioznikov/Shutterstock

If you plan to take a trip to a British zoo in the near future, leave your leopard leggings and hyena hat at home. TheĀ Chessington World of Adventures Resort near London recently announced that it will no longer allow guests to wear animal prints because the patterns confuse the animals.

On the zoo’sĀ African safari ride, visitors tour an outdoor park in a jeep-like vehicle, viewing giraffes, flamingos, antelope and rhinos up close. There’s no glass between the visitors and the animals, which is both exciting and problematic.

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