Zoo’s Ram & Doe Wedding Is the Most Romantic Thing to Happen This Valentine’s Day

Ram and Doe wedding

If you're one of those people who hates Valentine's Day, or you simply don't have anything to do, I have the perfect thing for you: Go to your favorite travel website, buy a ticket to China, and attend this insanely adorable ram and deer wedding tomorrow. Tickets are only $10 a pop. That's a steal! If you don't factor in the last-minute travel to Asia!

Here's the deal: A ram and a doe met and fell in love at a zoo in southwestern China. And we're not talking any old love here. We're talking a violent Sid and Nancy kind of love. When the zoo tried to separate the pair, the ram got belligerent with other sheep, and the doe busted down a fence to see her man. Yeah, it was like that. The zoo realized that they were powerless against their love, so they're doing what any kind, compassionate people would do: They're throwing them a lavish wedding, complete with an all-you-can-eat hay bar.


Okay, I made up the all-you-can-eat hay part, but apparently the zoo does have plans to dress the animals up in wedding attire. Not sure how I feel about that, as, you know, they're not humans, but hot dog, I know if I were there, I'd think it was pretty cute.

I'm one of those people who really doesn't care about Valentine's Day. Seriously. I have no strong thoughts one way or another. Do I think it's a holiday "made up by Hallmark"? I dunno, perhaps. But you won't see me ranting and raving about it. On the other hand, I don't think it's anything that really ought to be celebrated with fancy dinners and gifts and jewelry. It's just another day. A sort of silly, kind of fun day. But when you throw a ram and doe wedding into the mix? Well, let me tell you, my friends, February 14 just became the best day of the year. And not just this year. For years to come, too. Because from here on out it will be their anniversary. And the only thing better than a ram and doe wedding is a ram and doe anniversary. They'll be so excited that next year is "paper." Because they'll get to eat it.

How amazing is this wedding?


Images via Alan Vernon./Finding Josephine/David O/Flickr

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