Monday, 20. May 2013 - 04:05
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Baby seats are a little different in China.
So when this dad wanted to take his son for spin on his moped, he simple wedged him in an old drinks crate and towed him along the road on a piece of rope.
The bemused tot - clearly too young to ride pillion - stares out from the box trustingly little knowing the danger he's in from other traffic as a bus thunders past.
The scene - shot by a passer by in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, western China - has provoked wails of protest since it was flashed around local social networking websites.
"When I first saw this bike coming down the road I thought he had a dog or something in the box and I thought, 'How cruel.'
"But when it got closer I could see it was a boy, no older than two and I was horrified," said the pedestrian who uploaded the snap.
Police are said to be looking for the moped rider.
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