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Baby Hippo Won't Be Fed to Tigers, Zoo Says

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- 3324 days ago -
Swiss zoo rejects reports that lack of space meant baby hippo's doom BASEL, Switzerland - A Swiss zoo on Friday rejected suggestions that a baby hippopotamus could be killed and fed to the big cats because of lack of space. Basel Zoo said hippo Faras

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Joycey B (750)
Friday March 13, 2009, 6:48 pm
Baby hippos are so cute. I'm glad to hear the media was wrong. Thanks Jacqueline.

Linda H (199)
Friday March 13, 2009, 7:02 pm
Well,I hope not! Thanks,Jacqueline.

. (0)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 8:10 am
That's Goooooooooooooood news, at least there are some people with a heart... Long live this baby hippo

Susan B (61)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 8:21 am
The fact that it DOES go on is just another reason that zoos should be banned. If they feed the dead animal to the carnivores this would mean no gentle euthanisation with an overdose of anaesthetic but by shooting. How obscene, how very cruel.

Leigh B (211)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 2:11 pm
Dodged another bullet. The zoo needs to make room for these hippos. Feeding the babies to the big cats is insane!

Barb K (1687)
Saturday March 14, 2009, 3:15 pm
Good Grief!! What's the world coming to!! Thank you GOD this was just a rumor but even so, hippos shouldn't be in a zoo!! Thanks Jacqueline.
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