Street animals of China (33 images)

From illegal impromptu pet shops, to glove eating goats in Buddhist monasteries, this collection features various animal encounters on the streets of China.
Updated: June 24, 2016 at 10:10 AM
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A Chinese shopper texts on his smart phone as his dog sits in a large designer purse at an upscale, international shopping mall in Beijing on June 21, 2015. The explosive growth of China's middle class, a group which has mushroomed from just 4 percent in 2000 to 68 percent in 2012, is luring more and more foreign companies to establish bases, partnerships and joint-ventures in China. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI
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