Texas zoo will name a cockroach after your ex, then live-stream feeding it to animals for Valentine's Day

Texas zoo will name a cockroach after your ex, then live-stream feeding it to animals for Valentine's Day
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If you're lonely this Valentine's Day and maybe more than a little bitter, then a zoo in Texas have the perfect gift for you.

El Paso Zoo in Texas will let you name a cockroach after your ex, and then allow you to watch a live-stream of zoo staff feeding it to one of their animals.

The ex-roaches will be fed to meerkats, cotton-top tamarins, golden tamarins and white-headed marmosets.

All you have to do is message the zoo on Facebook with the name of whatever ex hurt you the most, then bide your time until February 14 to watch the little insect get destroyed by a cute little mammal in a live-stream.

 

The "Quit Bugging Me" event will also display the names of the exes that get messaged in around the exhibits and on social media from February 11.

"This is a fun way to get the community involved in our daily enrichment activities," El Paso event coordinator Sarah Borrego told CBS News.

 "The [animals] love to get cockroaches as a snack and what better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by feeding them a cockroach named after your ex."

So if you feel like being extra petty this Valentine's Day, it's as easy as a Facebook message.

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