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JUSTICE FOR MARIUS! SIGN! Remove Bengt Holst, Scientific Director of the Copenhagen Zoo, For Having Marius Killed - The Petition

Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Zoo Animals, Zoo Animal Cruelty, Copenhagen Zoo, Bengt Holst, Bengt Holst Kills Young Giraffe, Public Outrage Over Killing of Giraffe M, ACTION! )

- 1588 days ago -
Director of Research/Conservation at Copenhagen Zoo Bengt Hoslt had healthy young giraffe Marius killed today. Bystanders including children watched as Marius was bolted in the head then butchered for meat. Global efforts to save Marius alive were ignored

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Pat B (356)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 2:50 pm
Horrifying.!! So sad. Thank you Michelle, signed.!!!

Maggie S (40)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:24 pm
I said in my comments on the petition that Holst should face criminal animal abuse charges! He probably learned his killing skills in the Faroe Islands hacking up dolphins and whales - that is how teens in Denmark become "men" aka murderers! He sure did enjoy the public spectacle of killing this innocent animal!

Nicole L (79)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:28 pm
:( S & N.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:51 pm
S/N. Thx.

Kaileen Reynolds (60)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:01 pm
Done with extreme disgust & sadness!!! Thanks.

Maggie S (40)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:20 pm
Have signed several petitions today and will do as many as I see. Holst needs to be prosecuted for gross abuse of power! Look how he made a spectacle of this! Distasteful, unnecessary and completely unethical for a zoo official! He is a disgrace to the zoo - I PUT ALL OF THIS IN MY COMMENTS IN THE PETITIONS!

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:27 pm
I've signed this one+countless others today. Thx Michelle

elderberry C (47)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:54 pm
S & Tweeted Tx

Animae C (514)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:28 pm

# 8,632
4:57 pm Feb 10

Animae C (514)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:30 pm
Here's another one to sign;

Close down Copenhagen zoo. Baby Giraffe Needlessly Slaughtered

# 4,232
4:58 pm Feb 10

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 10:47 pm
Signed # 8,727 & Thank you Michelle

Candy L (473)
Monday February 10, 2014, 1:39 am
Thanks Signed & Tweeted Both! So Sad! Bengt Holst May You Rot In Hell Or What Ever

Ilona V (0)
Monday February 10, 2014, 2:18 pm
Thanks Michelle. Gladly signed & noted.

We've got 30,658 signatures, help us get to 31,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fran F (118)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:50 pm
Noted and previously signed. Thanks, Michelle.

Pat Rock (18)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 6:58 am

Ben O (156)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 7:05 am

Sandi C (98)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 7:09 am

Sabine A (24)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 7:36 am

Julie P (54)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 7:36 am
Previously signed. Thank you for reposting it, Michelle.
Signed and shared AniMae's petition as well. Thanks!

Howard Crosse (21)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 8:14 am
What I cannot understand is that this poor animal was offered sanctuary in the UK, why didn't Copenhagen Zoo take advantage of this offer.

Elena J (191)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 8:31 am

Jill Vickerman (416)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 8:42 am
I am aware that Giraffes in Africa are not abundant as they used to be due to hunting, poaching and habitat destruction so why would this young and healthy male Giraffe be killed, when other zoos offered to take him? Nearly 30,000 people said No! don't kill him, and Bengt Holst ignored us all, the thousands of us around the world who stood up for Marius, who does Bengt Holst think he is? Even the President of the United States might have taken a look, but not it seems the Copenhagen Zoo. They don't care less obviously.

cynthia l (207)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 10:09 am
signed This is sickening

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 10:35 am

Waltraud U (85)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 10:55 am
done ty

Shelli S (374)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 11:31 am
The Copenhagen Zoo makes me sick, Bengt Holst should be fired. There was NO EXCUSE to kill Marius..NONE! Holst shouldn't be allowed near animals, ever again.

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 12:31 pm

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 1:47 pm
Signed/Shared ... Despicable!

J H (43)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 5:32 pm
Signed & noted Despicable

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 12:10 am
noted and signed

Sylvie A (193)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 3:40 am
Notée, signée, partagée avant que la pétition soit fermée. Merci.

Leen Kel (39)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 9:20 pm
So sad and angry...horrible....signed & noted. Thanks Michelle.

Lacey Jo (11)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 1:57 am
Signed !
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