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Copenhagen Zoo kills giraffe, Marius, to prevent inbreeding
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Copenhagen Zoo kills giraffe, Marius, to prevent inbreedingCBC.caSaying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a two-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save the animal.   [wpipn-related-links posts="7528,7538,7540,7542,7544" ]  [...]
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Why killing Marius the giraffe was justified
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The Guardian Why killing Marius the giraffe was justified - even though it's a PR disasterThe GuardianSo I would understand, in principle, Copenhagen zoo's decision to shoot a healthy young giraffe to avoid the problem of inbreeding. I could equally support its decision to feed the meat to the lions, and to let people see that. We are so detached from ...   [wpipn-related-links posts="7528,7538,7540,7542,7544" ]  [...]
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Danish Zoo Kills Young Giraffe, Invites Children to Watch
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Danish Zoo Kills Young Giraffe, Invites Children to Watch It Be Chopped Up ... - Slate Magazine (blog) Slate Magazine (blog) Danish Zoo Kills Young Giraffe, Invites Children to Watch It Be Chopped Up ...Slate Magazine (blog)A zoo in Copenhagen has sparked outrage after it ignored an intense online campaign and went ahead with its plan to kill Marius, a healthy 18-month-old giraffe. He was put down with a bolt gun Sunday as a crowd that included many small children looked ... [...]
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Copenhagen zoo sparks outrage by killing healthy giraffe
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The Guardian Copenhagen zoo sparks outrage by killing healthy giraffe named MariusThe GuardianProtesters carrying banners gathered outside the zoo this morning and thousands of people signed a petition to rescue the giraffe, called Marius, after the Danish zoo announced it was planning to kill the animal because of European laws on inbreeding.   [wpipn-related-links posts="7528,7536,7538,7540,7544" ] [...]
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Why did Copenhagen zoo decide to kill Marius the giraffe?
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 The Guardian Why did Copenhagen zoo decide to kill Marius the giraffe?The GuardianWhether male or female, giraffes born in zoos will eventually need to be moved away from their family group once they reach sexual maturity. That's because breeding groups in zoos are made up of a single bull together with a group of females. Female ...   [wpipn-related-links posts="7528,7536,7538,7540,7542" ] [...]
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Copenhagen Zoo staff get death threats
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CNN Marius the giraffe: Copenhagen Zoo staff get death threats CNN(CNN) -- Staff at a Danish zoo where a healthy giraffe was euthanized have received death threats as debate rages online over the killing, which took place despite a petition signed by thousands of animal lovers. Several staff members were targeted ...The tragic death of one silly giraffe, Marius, has world in uproarLos Angeles TimesThe killings of animals including zebras and pygmy hippos are necessary for ...TIMEMarius the gira [...]
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This time it was not a lion who killed this young giraffe
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Baby giraffe killed at Copenhagen Zoo and fed to the lions Daily Mail Copenhagen Zoo said it was told by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) that Marius was genetically too similar to the other giraffes in its breeding programme. Because captive animals are bred from a limited gene pool, zoos are ...   [wpipn-related-links posts="7536,7538,7540,7542,7544" ]   [...]
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