Healthy Giraffe Is Killed at Zoo Despite Offer to Save Him

Exposing the Big Game

By Marc Bekoff, Ph.D. on February, 09, 2014 in Animal Emotions

Yesterday I wrote about the plight of Marius, a young giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo who was to be killed because he didn’t fit into the zoo’s breeding program. Today I learned he was killed despite another zoo offering to save him. To quote from a BBC article: The director of a wildlife park in the Netherlands said, “Zoos need to change the way they do business.”

Read More: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions/201402/healthy-giraffe-is-killed-zoo-despite-offer-save-him

Also: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/02/10/giraffe-killed-fed-to-lions-denmark/5364775/

And: http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/10/world/europe/denmark-zoo-giraffe/

1520797_10201882741564950_2138451479_n

View original post

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s