Elephant House @ Copenhagen Zoo // Design by [Norman] Foster and Partners (fosterandpartners.com)

Elephant House @ Copenhagen Zoo // Design by [Norman] Foster and Partners (fosterandpartners.com)

Zoo spokesman Tobias Stenbaek Bro said the option to watch the giraffe being fed to the lions, a “display of scientific knowledge,” was popular with visitors. | A Young Giraffe At The Copenhagen Zoo Was Publicly Killed And Fed To Lions

Zoo spokesman Tobias Stenbaek Bro said the option to watch the giraffe being fed to the lions, a “display of scientific knowledge,” was popular with visitors. | A Young Giraffe At The Copenhagen Zoo Was Publicly Killed And Fed To Lions

IDA-The zoo killed a young giraffe named Marius to avoid over breeding. The zoo knew his genes would be over represented, celebrated his life, then justified his slaughter with the claim that he was of no genetic value. Copenhagen Zoo is taking a dangerous and irresponsible position, teaching kids it is acceptable to  use animals for entertainment and individual animals are expendable.

IDA-The zoo killed a young giraffe named Marius to avoid over breeding. The zoo knew his genes would be over represented, celebrated his life, then justified his slaughter with the claim that he was of no genetic value. Copenhagen Zoo is taking a dangerous and irresponsible position, teaching kids it is acceptable to use animals for entertainment and individual animals are expendable.

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Reactions, Petition Signatures, Grow in Wake of Marius the Giraffe's death | Ecorazzi~ Just days ago, a healthy 2-year-old giraffe was killed at the Copenhagen Zoo because he was a “surplus” giraffe and there were concerns of inbreeding. Rather than sterilize or relocate the young giraffe, Bengt Holst, the scientific director at the zoo, chose to put the giraffe down with a bolt gun, perform an autopsy in front of zoo visitors to “educate,” and then feed parts of the giraffe’s remains to....

Reactions, Petition Signatures, Grow in Wake of Marius the Giraffe's death | Ecorazzi~ Just days ago, a healthy 2-year-old giraffe was killed at the Copenhagen Zoo because he was a “surplus” giraffe and there were concerns of inbreeding. Rather than sterilize or relocate the young giraffe, Bengt Holst, the scientific director at the zoo, chose to put the giraffe down with a bolt gun, perform an autopsy in front of zoo visitors to “educate,” and then feed parts of the giraffe’s remains to....

A female polar bear in Copenhagen Zoo has caught a fish and is swimming to the surface to enjoy the meal.#Zoo

A female polar bear in Copenhagen Zoo has caught a fish and is swimming to the surface to enjoy the meal.#Zoo

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The Tower in the Copenhagen Zoo. If you're close by, don't forget to take a walk in the romantic Frederiksberg Park!

The Tower in the Copenhagen Zoo. If you're close by, don't forget to take a walk in the romantic Frederiksberg Park!

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