Ram and deer to marry in China

February 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Beijing, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at a Chinese zoo have decided marry a ram and a deer. The two creatures have been attracted to each other and previous attempts to separate them have failed.

Officials have announced that the public will be allowed to witness the event. The animals are currently kept Yunnan Provincial Wildlife Park. The tickets for the event will be sold at 66 yuan ($10) each. About 500 tickets will be made available to the public.

Officials first identified the witnessed the unusual relationship between the ram and the doe. However, the ram got involved with another sheep and that made the officials to separate the ram and the doe.

That decision seemed to have affected the animal because he started behaving violently forcing the officials to reunite him with the doe. During the ceremony, both creatures will be dressed in white apparels.

A local television network aired a piece on the unusual affection between the two creatures and that increased the popularity of the creatures.

Scientists have asked that the pair should not be disturbed. BBC reports that the officials have asked for the animals to be left alone.

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