Zoo Jeans is a company that lets lions, tigers, and bears “design” jeans by tearing holes in the denim. The finished products are auctioned off to raise money for the Kamine Zoo in Hitachi, Japan. Source
Wes Anderson has said that the whole cast stayed in the same hotel when they were shooting. He also insisted on all make-up and costume being done in the lobby of the hotel in order to give more urgency to the process and begin filming sooner.