Sticking your fist or head into the mouth of a declawed, de-toothed lion or tiger isn’t very impressive. In Chinese zoos, animal parks and circuses the abuse of animals is widespread. Bears, monkeys, elephants, wolves and big cats are among the animals who are routinely beaten into submission and forced to do absurd tricks for the entertainment of ignorant crowds. There are no animal protection laws in China to prohibit such behavior. The Hong Kong-based animal welfare group Animals Asia visited 13 zoos and animal parks in China and compiled statistics and video footage into a report documenting the abuse….