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Last Updated: Friday October 10 2008 12:19 GMT

In pics: Banksy's weird and wacky pet shop

A lady in the pet shop

A VERY unusual pet shop has opened it's doors in New York. Look closely at the bird cage and the fish bowl, and you'll see why the lady on the left looks so shocked!

A monkey in the exhibition (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The animals in the shop are behaving really weirdly, like this TV mad monkey! But none of them are real, because the shop is actually an art exhibition by graffiti artist Banksy.

White rabbit wearing a necklace

The creatures look really cool, but there's a serious side to the exhibition too. It's to make people think about our relationship with animals, and how we treat them.

Fish fingers floating in a fish bowl

These fish fingers swimming around in a gold fish bowl show that lots of people love keeping fish as pets, but think it's ok to eat them too!

Chicken Nuggets (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

And check out these chicken-shaped chicken nuggets, who dip themselves in sauce!

Bansky's exhibition (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Banksy said: "I wanted to make art that questioned our relationship with animals and the ethics and sustainability of factory farming, but it ended up as chicken nuggets singing."