The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary Encourages Cucumbers

By: Olivia Gissing - Published: Jul 23, 2011 • References: flickr and buzzfeed
The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary has people all over the world laughing at these lovable pictures.

At first glance these images appear to be digitally made, perhaps as part of an Internet meme. However, they are 100 percent real; these colossal cats really love their cucumbers. The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary provides their panthers, tigers and lions with enormous plastic pickles. These playful pickles are part of the cats' enrichment program, which encourages them to play and be active. They enjoy munching and crunching on these very vibrant vegetables.

Roar with laughter at these adorable cucumber-crunching cats and get inspired to eat your greens.

Implications - Society has become so infiltrated with advertising that consumers have become desensitized to typical images. They now seek images like these, which are comedic and feature atypical content. Companies can incorporate these qualities into their marketing campaigns to make them memorable to potential consumers.