Another ‘Surplus’ Giraffe Named Marius at Risk of Being Put Down in Danish Jyllands Park Zoo

February 13, 2014 by  
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Just a few days after Copenhagen Zoo killed a perfectly healthy giraffe and carved it up in public , Danish Jyllands Park Zoo announced that it might put down one of its giraffes, coincidentally also named Marius. Zookeeper Janni Lojtved Poulsen said that the seven-year-old giraffe will be put down if they manage to acquire a female giraffe to replace him, but the zoo still hasn’t decided whether it should carry out a public dissection. Read the rest of Another ‘Surplus’ Giraffe Named Marius at Risk of Being Put Down in Danish Jyllands Park Zoo Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: animal biodiversity , animal rights , animal rights activism , Animal Rights Sweden , copenhagen zoo , European Association of Zoos and Aquaria , giraffe killing , Marius giraffe , public killing giraffe , zoo animals , zoo inbreeding , zoos genetic pools        

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