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Published August 16, 2013, 11:05 AM

Lyin' den? China zoo replaces big cat with big dog

BEIJING (AP) — Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? A zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion, state media reported. The large, aggressive breed has a trademark bushy mane that gives it a lion-like appearance, but its vocalizations are more woof than roar.

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