Last Updated on November 12, 2023 by Pets Feed
Hang Hang, the white male lion at a zoo in Guangzhou, China, has become very popular these days thanks to his new look, with some even saying he resembles the iconic ’80s haircut called a mullet “. Many visitors have come to believe that Guangzhou Zoo staff deliberately cut his hair, but the truth is completely different.
Zookeepers assured that the lion’s new peculiar appearance is due to the high temperatures which approach 32°C and the humidity. Apparently, to cool off a bit, Hang Hang licked his paws and then ran them through his hair, like any cat would do.
This is how Hang Hang obtained this curious appearance that has attracted the attention of thousands of people around the world.
This lion licked his mane so much he looks like he just walked out of the barber shop
Zoo staff say they would never dare cut the now well-known and famous lion’s hair, and they attribute his fashionista hairstyle to Guangzhou’s current high humidity.
According to Metro UK, a zoo spokesperson said:
“The hairstyle was purely magical.”
Thanks to Hang Hang, the zoo is receiving more and more visitors who want to meet the lion and take a photo with him and his stunning new hairstyle, it could even create a new hairstyle trend.
The spokesperson added:
“He’s the prettiest boy here now, and more and more people are coming to see him.”
For now, temperatures in southeast China have seen both extremes of hot and cold, which has helped sustain the new style of Hang Hang for a while.
Images of the feline went viral on social media, where netizens were quick to compare her bangs with the appearance of certain celebrities, such as American tennis player Andre Agassi, who wore the same style in the 90s .
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