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The carcass of Marius, a male giraffe, is eaten by lions after he was put down in Copenhagen Zoo; now two lions and their two 10-month-old cubs, all from the same family, were put down on Monday to make way for a new male after the zoo failed to find a new home for the felines. #zoos #zoo #animals #animalrights #govegan

Danish zoo that killed giraffe puts down four lions

Sign the Petition: Thousands of zoo animals killed in Europe yearly, Denmark zoo kills young giraffe in front of crowd

Animals 'live a good life' at Copenhagen zoo, where culling comes naturally.  Copenhagen zoo caused horror when it killed a healthy giraffe and fed it to the lions. Now it has put down four lions. But staff and visitors say it's just doing what's needed to stop inbreeding

Animals 'live a good life' at Copenhagen zoo, where culling comes naturally

Opinion: Killing Healthy Zoo Animals Is Wrong—And the Public Agrees

Many organizations were disturbed by the highly publicized killing, with Animal Rights Sweden releasing a statement that Marius’ death highlights what the group believes is a normal treatment for animals in zoos. | A Young Giraffe At The Copenhagen Zoo Was Publicly Killed And Fed To Lions

A Young Giraffe At The Copenhagen Zoo Was Publicly Killed And Fed To Lions

Visitors, including children, were invited to watch while the giraffe was then skinned and fed to the lions

Giraffe killed despite campaign

Danish Zoo Kills Healthy Giraffe and Feeds It to Lions Copenhagen Zoo killed a two-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions on Sunday, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save the animal.

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copenhagen zoo | Copenhagen Zoo : Leijonakuningas laumoineen

copenhagen zoo | Copenhagen Zoo's giraffe Marius was put down Sunday by zoo authorities ...

Copenhagen Zoo's Scientific Director Defends Killing Giraffe

Bengt Holst said euthanizing the two-year-old giraffe was for the good of the greater giraffe population and it also served as an opportunity to "educate people.

A newborn elephant calf is touched by his mother at the Copenhagen Zoo. Animal views - The Washington Post

Animal views

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Polar bear at Danish zoo is shot with rubber bullets

Staff at Copenhagen Zoo at first yelled to distract the animal from his potential prey before others with firearms arrived, firing rubber bullets to get the huge animal to back off.

When Births Don't Fit Plan, a Bind for Zoos - NYTimes.com  This spring, the Copenhagen Zoo put down, by lethal injection, two leopard cubs, about 2 years old, whose genes were already overrepresented in the collective zoo population. Leopards are considered near threatened by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.  The Copenhagen Zoo annually puts to death some 20 to 30 healthy exotic animals — gazelles, hippopotamuses, and on rare occasions even chimps.

At the Copenhagen Zoo, animals are allowed to raise offspring, even if their young may eventually be put down.

Marius the giraffe dissected at Copenhagen zoo - video | World news | theguardian.com

Marius the giraffe dissected at Copenhagen zoo - video

A healthy young giraffe, called Marius, is dissected after being put down at Copenhagen zoo on Sunday

Quick links to share the petition: Voice outrage at Copenhagen Zoo for destroying Marius, perfectly healthy giraffe! | Yousign.org

Voice outrage at Copenhagen Zoo for destroying Marius, perfectly healthy giraffe!

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