You have to feel important to kill. That is why narcos drive big flashy cars, wear big hats and animal skin boots and keep exotic animals and beautiful women on a leash. That is why they have brass bands at cock fights.
As Mexican authorities capture a growing number of drug gang leaders,
many of their pets are being driven from their gilded cages into more
modest housing in the country's zoos. That's proving to be overwhelming
for some institutions.