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COPENHAGEN ZOO HAVE KILLED MARIUS the baby Giraffe.

COPENHAGEN ZOO HAVE KILLED MARIUS.

A bid to save a young giraffe from destruction at Copenhagen Zoo has failed, and the giraffe was put down on Sunday morning.

Thousands of people had signed an online petitions appealing for a change of heart over the 18-month-old called Marius.

The zoo said it had no choice because of European rules to avoid in-breeding.

Marius was killed by a bolt gun, not a lethal injection, which would contaminate the meat.

Two zoos, one in the UK and one in Sweden, had reportedly put in last-ditch offers to take Marius in. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26098935

CONTACT THE DIRECTOR... 

Dr. Bengt Holst, Copenhagen Zoo, Roskildevej 38, PO Box 7, DK-2000, Frederiksberg, Denmark, 

Email: beh@zoo.dk.

CONTACT THE ZOO! 

Roskildevej 38 2000 Frederiksberg, Frederiksberg, Denmark 

Phone +45 72 20 02 00 

Email zoo@zoo.dk 

Website http://www.zoo.dk/

How you can help

We the undersigned demand the resignation of Bengt Holst. WHY?  because this Scientific Director is responsible for the needless killing of an innocent baby Giraffe. This healthy young giraffe named Marius was killed on Feb 9th 2014 at Copenhagen Zoo, despite a worldwide campaign and offers to save him from other Zoo's. Bengt Holst authorised the killing by Veterinarian Mads Bertelsen. Mads…

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"SURPLUS" Giraffe named Marius  at Copenhagen Zoo. They used a BOLT gun on this baby and now will feed his meat to their carnivores.  Other Zoo's had offered to rehome the Giraffe! Around 9 am Feb 9th 2014 the Copenhagen Zoo KILLED their baby Giraffe. PLEASE PLEASE, leave a comment on their FB-page...  LINK:  https://www.facebook.com/zoo                                …

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