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Marius the Giraffe: Copenhagen Zoo Staff Get Death Threats

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"Staff at a Danish zoo where a healthy giraffe was euthanized have received death threats as debate rages online over the killing, which took place despite a petition signed by thousands of animal lovers."-

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Freya H. (353)
Monday February 10, 2014, 7:23 pm
I am seriously pissed off, too, but death threats are going way overboard!

Frank S. (505)
Monday February 10, 2014, 7:49 pm
Senseless murder, in front of children!

Ljiljana Milic (110)
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:02 pm
Good. They deserve that.
Marius didn’t deserve to be slaughtered in the ZOO, which supposes to preserve and safeguard him and all other animals.

Jan Garen (85)
Tuesday February 11, 2014, 2:02 am
That entire article and EAZA and the Zoo's justification are full of inconsistencies.Typical of zoos justification with the use of conservation and genetics.Heartbreaking to think of poor trusting Marius eating and then being murdered. Emotionally I am horrified at them feeding him to the lions. Rationally other animals are slaughtered every day to feed the carnivores in zoos, who need meat to survive and the human carnivores in the world, who do not need meat to survive.

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:26 pm
I have no more words ..

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 7:13 pm
What did they expect? A bloody medal for murdering an innocent baby for no reason? Cowardly wankers.

PlsNoMessage se (614)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:58 am
A little too much i would say, but they must understand that the behavor they show is not good. Many would have accepted this for some years ago, but today there are so much people changing their minds because they see the stupidity in this. There are less and less wild animals in the world and help killing with the law in hand, gets it even more stupid. Those directors from old days and those that was in school in old days should be banned from leading anything. They are from the "old cold times" and those times are over and have no room in this times......

Sylvie A. (230)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:14 am
Ce crime a soulevé la colère de tellement de gens. J'espère que le zoo réfléchira avant de recommencer un tel acte.

Chaz Berlusconi (91)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:54 am
I am not surprised at this.. there was such an outrage yet they still continued to go ahead with their evil plan

Rosemary H. (43)
Monday March 3, 2014, 11:36 am
Note the inconstituencies. They haven't got room for a castrated giraffe in Denmark, but suddenly, when room was found in England, he couldn't go there because the result if he went abroad would be inbreeding! No explanation why a castrated giraffe can't go to England!

The zoo director is just too hard-hearted! I believe he's been sacked by now!
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