The Creationist Zoo in Bristol
Last Saturday, I took a visit to Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, a Christian-run creationist zoo near Bristol. I'd normally associate creationism and especially creation-themed entertainment facilities with the States, and I should know, so I was interested to see the British take on religious codswallop.
This is what greeted me as I arrived at the zoo. I figured they'd be protesting the zoo's Christian agenda, but turned out they were there to inform everyone about the zoo's other agenda, that of keeping a tiger's head in the staff room freezer.
This is a rhino, one of God's most wondrous creations. Did you know that horn in the middle of its face isn't actually a horn? It's made of thickly matted hair that grows from the skull without skeletal support. God really does move in mysterious ways. Though I went in there looking for Christian stuff, it took me a while to actually find any. Beyond the name, there's almost no mention of Christianity on the marketing materials or zoo signage.
I'd started to think that the zoo's brainwashing techniques were so subtle that I wouldn't be able to find any evidence of it until I returned home with the Glory of God in my heart and started stigmatising my palms. Thankfully, when I entered the reptile house I saw this gem. TLDR: We know God made snakes because The Bible said so and science can't really prove otherwise.
But then it was back to standard zoo stuff like hearing 50 people simultaneously yelling "SIMPLES!" at this poor lil' guy.
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