Copenhagen Zoo

Marius, a male giraffe, lies dead before being dissected, after he was put down at Copenhagen Zoo on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/POLFOTO, Peter Hove Olesen)

Thousands of zoo animals killed in Europe yearly

STOCKHOLM (AP) — People around the world were stunned when Copenhagen Zoo killed a healthy 2-year-old giraffe named Marius, butchered its carcass in front of a crowd that included children and then fed it to […]



Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from […]



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