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Jul 18, 2014

One birthday cake guaranteed to please.

This is one birthday cake guaranteed to please.

It's huge, shaped like a zebra, complete with the distinctive stripes. Only this cake was made to please a lion cub rather than a human child so it was fashioned from raw meat.

Welcome to the state-of-the-art Animal Care Center at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida -- a unique 16,000-square-foot facility opened a little more than two years ago where visitors can watch how the park's veterinarians take care of the animals that live here, from preparing special treats to X-rays and surgeries performed behind huge glass windows. A camera connected to the clinical laboratory's microscope allows guests to see what the staff looking into the microscope sees.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2014/07/18/taking-kids-to-busch-gardens-to-get-up-close-and-personal-with-animals-and/

Author: Eileen Ogintz
Source: Fox News