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Close the Copenhagen Zoo ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, killed, protection, suffering, environment )

Cher
- 320 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The officials at the Copenhagen Zoo that recently murdered a young healthy giraffe need to be held accountable. There needs to be a full investigation into this matter immediately!



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Cher Away Moving (1470)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:10 pm


Please sign Gary's petition!!!!! THNX!!!


 

krysta Ice (37)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:17 pm
Noted, signed, and shared. I'm on board with the closing of any and all zoos.
 

Nicole L. (68)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:20 pm
S & N.
 

Pat B. (355)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:30 pm
RIP, sweet one...signed.!!!
 

Debbie Williamson (276)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:45 pm
Signed and shared. Thanks Cher and Gary.
 

Barry B. (26)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:49 pm
S/N. Thx.
 

Mary T. (321)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:03 pm
Thank you Cher - signed, noted & shared
 

Kaileen Reynolds (60)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:13 pm
Done with extreme disgust and anger! Thanks.
 

Christeen Anderson (553)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:38 pm
S&N
 

Betty G. (628)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:43 pm
thank you for signing:
Close the Copenhagen Zoo.
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:46 pm
Noted and signed. #184 TY Cher
 

Mael van der Vliet (25)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:20 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks ! :)
 

Elisa F. (240)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:25 pm
#201 S&N. Thanks to Cher & Gary.
 

Natasha Salgado (579)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:46 pm
S+S-thx Cher
 

Ruth Ann W. (208)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:42 pm
Someone tell me...was that a picture on the petition of children watching the dead giraffe???
 

SherriAWAY Martin (132)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 8:39 pm
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook
 

Rachael Moore (55)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:15 pm
Signed ~ Thank you very much Cher & thank you to Gary for his petition.
 

Julie E. (373)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:23 pm
#406. Noted, signed and shared. Thank you Gary for the petition and Cher for posting.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:36 pm
signed, thnx.
 

karen n. (57)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:54 pm
I watched the national news today,this story made the press-I was one of the 20000 plus that signed the petition to stop the killing of the giraffe,it sickens me what they did,and if it weren't bad enough,they did it in front of a bunch of small children-disgraceful!
 

Mike H. (238)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:01 pm
Michael,
you took action on February 09, 2014
 

caroline s. (79)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:48 pm
So signed }:*-(
 

Fran away F. (117)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:55 pm
Horrible and sadistic! I was disgusted to see children in the crowd at the killing. Signed and noted.
 

. (7)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:04 pm
This is so heartbreaking, a young giraffe in his prime murdered. I'm so glad it made the national news, causing more outrage. And to do it right in the open in front of children! I would like nothing better than to see this zoo shut down!! Thank you Gary for the petition and Cher for posting. Noted and signed.
 

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:09 pm
Signed # 543 & Thank you Cher
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:12 pm
noted and signed
 

Terry King (109)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:13 pm
Done
 

barb p. (57)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:21 pm
Yes, the giraffe was placed in the open and people, children included could see how Marius was then cut into pieces and given as food to the lions.
It is a horrible thing to watch and it makes me cry, but whoever thinks that this is a single incident is blind.
It is a common procedure to use zoo animals as food for other zoo animals, and worse some zoos give their old or overpopulated animals to dealers to find another habitat/zoo for them and those animals end up being shot by some rich a**holes or held in tiny cages by some douchebags who don't know s** about life.. It's a business. It's hypocritical to say zoos are there for saving endangered species when the actual culprit (the homo sapiens sapiens--or NOT so sapiens) is the true reason for the extinction of most species.
The excuses of Copenhagen's zoo director don't fly--overpopulation, inbreeding--WTF-- don't breed then---and don't make this slaughtering a friggin TV show just to make your point. That was nasty.
 

Ondine J. (138)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:26 pm
Noted and signed and still having trouble coming to terms with such a radical and cruel decision,abhorrent. Thanks
 

Andrew C. (6)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:27 pm
N&S
 

Marie W. (67)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 11:47 pm
S&N
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:01 am
SIGNED.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (395)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:13 am
noted and signed, those bastards!
 

Pogle S. (88)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:29 am
Nasty giraffe killers!
 

Sabine H. (176)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:43 am
Signed!
 

Sian Wilkinson (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:44 am
I just feel sick - what the hell is wrong with these people? Close the Zoo down. Which ones are the animals? SHAME ON YOU
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:46 am
Signed.
 

John De Avalon (35)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:29 am
Gladly signed ...
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:54 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Carol Bischoff (399)
Monday February 10, 2014, 2:22 am
Noted and signed
 

Nils Anders Lunde (548)
Monday February 10, 2014, 2:22 am
N&S
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Monday February 10, 2014, 2:25 am
Victoria, you took action on February 10, 2014.
 

Jan Garen (78)
Monday February 10, 2014, 3:09 am
Barb p is absolutely right. It is common practice and if this has done nothing else it has highlighted this appalling situation. What do people think happens to all of the surplus babies that zoos breed every year so the public can see 'cute and cuddly' ????? Our Sanctuary has had a lot of stick because we have a non-breeding policy and in every inspection we have, the inevitable suggestion is put that we send someone or other away to a zoo for breeding. We stick to our guns and it does not make us popular in the zoo world but I don't care.
 

k g. (52)
Monday February 10, 2014, 3:42 am
Imho' This is more evidence that... Once again, it's the Animals that pay the price of the greed and stupidity of man. As he (again) attempts to manipulate nature to suit himself, man seldom knows how to 'deal' with the consistence of his actions without killing Animals.
N&S ~Thank you Cher, for bringing this to our attention.
 

Sylvie A. (139)
Monday February 10, 2014, 3:58 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.
 

Leslene Dunn (74)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:12 am
Noted and signed - I am absolutely devastated at the savage, barbaric and inhumane cruelty animals are treated with by these slimeballs. Animals DO NOT BELONG IN ZOOS!!!! And this one along with all the others should be shut down and the animals sent to a sanctuary. It is sickening to think they live in cages, behind bars when in actual fact they are meant to be int he wild, in their own natural habitat. And this poor giraffe could have been sent to one of them, but no, they just take it upon themselves to not give him a chance but to put him down. And these children, are they just as pyscho or what - how can they even stand and watch something as inhumane as this.
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (274)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:13 am
signed + noted
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:29 am
Well, you can always leave them in the wild, which is slowly disappearing, and there is good chance they will be culled there. I'm kind of shocked they dismembering it in public. Seem like lots of children were there. The lions seemed happy.
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:35 am
Noted
 

norma laborie (33)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:52 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:28 am
N&S.Thank you Cher.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:55 am

# 1,023
0:25 am Feb 11
AniMaeChi
Australia
 

Joe R. (190)
Monday February 10, 2014, 6:49 am
Thanks Cher and Gary. Signed and noted.
 

Nyack Clancy (453)
Monday February 10, 2014, 7:24 am
Nyack,
you took action on February 10, 2014
 

Dee C. (210)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:09 am
Thank you sweetie..
Signed & noted..
Dee,
you took action on February 10, 2014
 

tasunka m. (338)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:11 am
wild horses couldn't stop me from signing against this heinous act
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:25 am
well what do you expect from a nation that has a yearly bloodbath of the whales as a festival every year Thats in the public eye They dont care just cheap food for the lions from what i can see There shouldnt be zoos now this has just happened in Uk with surplus lions its cruel Stop all hunting in the wild and leave the animals there and the people will have to go there to see them

signed & Noted
 

. (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:56 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:26 am
All done!
 

Yvonne F. (177)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:45 am
So very signed!!!! I don't like his zoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks Cher
 

Wendy F. (45)
Monday February 10, 2014, 10:32 am
Signed
 

Jaime Cammarata (418)
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:05 am
Noted, signed, & tweeted. I didn't look at any pictures; I trust you all that it was horrible.
What a disgrace to have children witnessing this....
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:05 am
THANK YOU
for signing:
Close the Copenhagen Zoo.
 

Terrie Williams (773)
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:24 am
Mrs. Terrie Williams, TX Feb 10, 11:23 # 1,470 S/S/N
 

Jeaneen A. (157)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:31 pm
S+N
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (184)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:44 pm
petycja podpisana, straszna podłość i nieludzkie zachowanie dyrekcji zoo i zabójcy- weterynarza, a jeszcze dzieci na to patrzyły, draństwo
 

Mike H. (238)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:04 pm
Why didn't they just neuter the poor animal? They preferred to murder it and butcher it in front children. What message does this give to children?
 

Ana Lopes (83)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:23 pm
Signed
 

Gabriela Baldaia (103)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:52 pm
So signed !!! thank you, Cher.
 

S J. (119)
Monday February 10, 2014, 2:57 pm
done, thanks
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Monday February 10, 2014, 3:24 pm
Signed. yes, the lions need to be be fed- but a young healthy giraffe could have had a long life ahead of it- why not use an elderly infirm animal to feed the lions?
 

Beba h. (89)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:00 pm
There needs to be a probe and investigation into the Copenhagen Zoo and the people responsible for this needless brutality need to fired from their jobs and charged. This is a despicable act and their strategy to try and desensitize the public to this cruelty should not be tolerated. They are acting more like a Nazi concentration camp than a zoo. In their own words their decision to murder this giraffe was because of genetics and him being surplus. They said in their own words that emotion can not get in the way of genetics......where have I heard that before? ohh yess.....Hitler and the Nazis.
 

Erin R. (173)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:23 pm
Erin,
you took action on February 10, 2014
 

Monika Schuster (19)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:32 pm
sadly signed & noted
thank you
Absolutely sick and disgusting
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Monday February 10, 2014, 4:34 pm
petion signed
 

Michela m. (3954)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:15 pm
S&N
 

jess b (24)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:26 pm
signed ty
 

J Harris (35)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:35 pm
Signed & noted
 

Maricruz Lopez (68)
Monday February 10, 2014, 5:59 pm
More petitions for Marius

http://www.care2.com/news/member/372677867/3721993
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Monday February 10, 2014, 6:01 pm
Signed with comment:

You have NO BUSINESS working with ANY animals. Time to be SHUT down!! I hope people SUE YOU for making children watch this MURDER and for any other reason they can think of. We are NOT going away! BASTARDS!! Would you do this to a child too?
 

iveta cer (66)
Monday February 10, 2014, 6:11 pm
Poor giraffe :((( SIGNED and NOTED !! Sick disgusting idiots this ZOO need to be closed !!!!
 

Aaron Bouchard (145)
Monday February 10, 2014, 6:48 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

Julie P. (55)
Monday February 10, 2014, 7:29 pm
Signed and shared. Thank you for posting.
 

Suheyla C. (228)
Monday February 10, 2014, 7:59 pm
S&N
 

Esther Z. (96)
Monday February 10, 2014, 8:37 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Terry King (109)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:06 pm
Is there some way to combine all these disparate petitions?
 

Pat Rock (18)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:53 pm
shut em down!
 

karen n. (57)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:54 pm
Does the zoo have a facebook page?
 

. (0)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 12:44 am
Yes, close the zoo. But how can we erase the memory of all those children who watched a beautiful animal being dissected and fed to the lions? What needless cruelty and insensitivity to all life.
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 4:48 am
Already signed. Will be be retweeting.
 

Ruth L. (310)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 9:19 am
# 2,934 Thanks Cher & Gary. Signed this and others
 

Danny M. (90)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 9:50 am
Signed.
 

Sara P. (63)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 10:41 am
Done, thanks Cher.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 12:24 pm
N & S. Thanks Cher
 

Ruth S. (298)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 8:47 am
RUTH,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON FEBRUARY 10, 2014
 

Arild Warud (170)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:31 am
Signed,TY Cher.
 

Maria S. (95)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 12:28 pm
Sadly noted & signed. #4,093! Thanks Cher!
 
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