Local community and animal welfare organisations in Larissa strongly oppose the use of living animals in the Nativity crib set at the Christams village of Neapolis, near Larissa in Central Greece.
In a complaint sent to news portal Zougla.gr, the frustrated animal lovers said that the use of one pony, two mini rams was illegal as the law forbids living animals to be exposed to public for entertainment.
The animal lovers wonder how the city council could approve such action. The Christmas village has been set up by a private businessman.
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