Weird news: Spanish pol under fire for posing with deer testicles

Minister of Tourism for the Balearic Islands, Carlos Delgado, is "an embarrassment to the country”

Topics: Animals, Spain, Weird news, deer, animal abuse,

Bizarre pictures of Carlos Delgado, Minister of Tourism for Spain’s Balearic Islands, posing with deer testicles and a deer corpse, have gone viral after being published in a Mallorca newspaper.

The photos were taken on a hunt last year, when Delgado served as the mayor of the Calvià municipality.

Chesús Yuste, of the Parliamentary Association in Defense of Animals, has deemed the picture an example of “animal abuse,” saying, “This kind of action should disappear for the good of society and for the mental health of all. This is harming Spain’s image and dragging the country back to the 11th Century.”

“He is a minister for tourism, but what kind of tourism is he promoting here?” Yuste asked.

h/t Daily News

 

 

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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