Granny pulls out tuft of hair from camel at Dalian zoo, gets shamed online

An elderly woman in China was recently was caught on camera snatching a handful of hair from a camel and stuffing the souvenir into her handbag.

According to Shanghaiist, the incident occurred at Dalian Forest Zoo in Liaoning province on May 30.

Other visitors chided her and a video of her act was posted online, causing her to get shamed further.

In response to the incident, the zoo released a statement and promised to increase security around the animals.

However, they noted that the woman did not hurt the camel, which was moulting anyway.

Hence, they asked that netizens forgive her and not cast unnecessary shame down upon her.