A shocking undercover footage has been released showing staff at the Papanack Zoo abusing and mistreating animals. The manager admitted to hitting lion cubs in the face to make it learn a certain trick. The manager also admitted to snatching animals from the mothers in the wild and then caging them up in the zoo. They allowed Père David deer which are extinct in the wild to break its neck which is illegal as it is an extinct animal. When questioned the Zoo failed to comment on any of the footage but said that they always have the up most respect for their animals and handle them with care.