As Detroit tries to get its awful fiscal situation in order it has priced giraffes in its zoo at $80,000.
Detroit’s going-out-of-business sale is looking to be quite the affair. The Detroit Free Press examined the disparate and sometimes unusual assets left in the city that may be sold in order to pay off its debts
And a giraffe, of course, is the ultimate hotel status amenity.
I wonder if I could get Detroit to just rent me a giraffe? $80,000 is still rather pricey, as cool as it would be to walk into a hotel with one and slap down my Diamond elite card.
(No final decision has been made on what Detroit will sell off. They are simply identifying and valuing assets in order to make decisions about what to sell of at this point.)