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How Yellow bikes open new window into Brazil’s stray dog complex

How Yellow bikes have opened a new window into Brazil's stray dog complex
“Stray Dog Complex”: a Brazilian trait

Since last month, cyclists in São Paulo have been able to make use of a new, innovative service: a bike-sharing app that doesn’t rely on traditional bicycle docks. Everything is operated through the use of a smartphone. Already a hit in China, this kind of service is new to Brazil – and, apparently, we aren’t ready for it. At least, that’s the conclusion of BuzzFeed Brazil, which, on August 21, published the post “11 images showing why Brazilians might not be prepared for shared bikes.”

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