While the liberal media remains fixated on President Donald Trump, a report has revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is engaging in a weird tradition.
According to reports, Putin baths in blood obtained from deer antlers because of its health benefits.
The blood is said to come from the antlers of the Maral, or Red Deer, that live in the Altai mountains in southeastern Russia.
Conservative Tribune reports:
A lengthy 2015 article from The Siberian Times detailed the admittedly brutal process involved in the harvesting of the antlers from deer that typically roam free on massive farms. The antlers grow back rather quickly and some stags can have their massive velvety racks cut off year after year.
One particular farm that raises about 4,000 Maral deer claimed of the medicinal power of the antler blood: “Extract from red deer antlers acts as a strong tonic, especially for men’s potency. It strengthens the body’s bones, muscles, teeth, eye sight and hearing, cures pleurisy, pneumonia, asthma, joint pain, osteoporosis, and problems with the spine.”
While some people bathe in the blood — and there are reportedly quite a few tourists who come to do so — others prefer to drink the thick red liquid, while still others choose to ingest various products that contain the blood as a primary ingredient. Many of the antlers and products derived from them are sold in China and South Korea.
While the reports are unconfirmed by official sources, it is a strange story nonetheless.
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