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Condemn Zoo for Killing Giraffe! - Please Sign!


Animals  (tags: Denmark zoo, Marius, killed, justice, giraffe )

Marie
- 167 days ago - forcechange.com
The Copenhagen Zoo recently euthanized a perfectly healthy two-year-old giraffe named Marius. The zoo said the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria told them that Marius was too genetically similar to other giraffes in their breeding program.



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AniMae Chi (402)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:37 am
Your signature has been recorded.
 

A F. (131)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:47 am
done
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:52 am
signd
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:00 am
Signed!! Dear Marius, you now own a part of my heart. You and little Dexter, another victim of animal cruelty. I feel you're both in a better place now. No one can harm you anymore. You are both much loved and sorely missed. May St. Francis rest your precious souls. Sleep tight little darlings. xxxxx
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:01 am
N&S.Thank you Marie:)
 

chantal v. (334)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:06 am
Signed, thank you for sharing dearest Marie!
 

Birgitta S. (231)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:07 am
Thank You, Marie. & Thank You, AniMaeChi for forwarding this.
S
 

jess b (24)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:14 am
signed ty
 

Ruth L. (296)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:18 am
Signed/noted. Thanks Marie
 

Laetitia SCHARTNER (172)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:23 am
S-N
 

Alexandra Ekdahl (51)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:33 am
Signed
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:34 am
RIP Marius.
 

Alan Lambert (90)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:38 am
Signed and noted
 

Rachael Moore (55)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:45 am
Signed ~ Thank you very much Marie.
 

Candy L. (477)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:48 am
Thanks, Signed & Tweeted Living this all over again. They run there Zoo program like Hitler ran Germany: Bengt Holst, said, “Giraffes today breed very well, and when they do you have to choose and make sure the ones you keep are the ones with the best genes.
 

Ruth Ann W. (208)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:57 am
Candy, your words are strong but I have to say, ring very true. Thank you Marie, S&N
 

Laura T. (109)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:58 am
signed¬ed
 

ERIKA SOMLAI (239)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:03 am
signed + noted
 

Barbara V. (170)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:25 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:27 am
Signed - In memoraiam Marius
> Your signature has been recorded
& Thank you Marie
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:34 am
ty Marie
 

Ana R (220)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:36 am
Your signature has been recorded.
Thank you, Marie & Charles.
 

Judy T. (214)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:46 am
Signed and Noted. Thank you, Marie.
 

Kat M. (221)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 5:55 am
I thought zoos were supposed to protect animals. Who's next??!
 

Allen O. (180)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:00 am
Noted and signed
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:22 am
noted, signed, shared in fb, twitter, google
 

Sabine H. (177)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:42 am
Signed and noted. Thanks Marie
 

Colin Hope (244)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:50 am
Signed and noted, once again, as per request!!
 

Ted W. (89)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:52 am
Signed And Shared! Thanks Marie!!!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 6:56 am
Sooooo signed!
 

Kerstin Strobl (340)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 7:03 am
Signed
 

Charmaine Shannon (81)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 7:04 am
Noted, Signed and Shared !! Thank-You Marie ......
 

Elena J. (186)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 7:09 am
S&N
 

Connie O. (42)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 7:19 am
S + N
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 7:24 am
Noted and signed with much heartache - how do such barbaric, savage and cruel sub humans have the opportunity to oversee a zoo. These low life pieces of absolute shit don't know the first thing about how to treat an animal humanely, they have no love, respect, compassion or kindness towards these animals. They should never have been allowed near an animal, never mind run a zoo. In my opinion animals DO NOT BELONG IN ZOOS!!!! Poor innocent Marius, you never even stood a chance, but at least you are safe now, running around free and at peace in Heaven! And these filthy bastards will have their day to answer for what they did and I pray God shows them no mercy, for they deserve none!
 

kate k g (472)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 8:14 am
N&S. Poor Marius :-(
 

Mary T. (291)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 8:23 am
Thank you Marie - signed and noted
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 8:38 am
S+S-thx Marie
 

Borg Drone (27)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:03 am
Your signature has been recorded
Thanks Marie x
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:18 am
signed
 

Donna B. (93)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:42 am
Denmark's Laws need to be changed This senseless killing needs to stop 0

"Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it." –Mark Twain
 

Jana Repova (63)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:50 am
Signed.Thanks.
 

KAREN G. (232)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:51 am
S&N TY
 

Ashley heffner (455)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:52 am
Signed.
 

Jeaneen A. (128)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:53 am
S+N
 

Sandi C. (242)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 9:56 am
signed
 

. (4)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 10:03 am
Noted and signed, thanks Marie and Donna B for the forward.
 

Nicole Zaragoza (7)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 10:07 am
Signed. I don't agree with animals being on display at zoos in the first place and this was just horrible. It is unacceptable that a zoo would do such a thing; even worse having an audience! And having offers from other zoos to take him makes it far more senseless. Shame on them.
 

Gabriela Baldaia (96)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 10:10 am
Signed and my heart will always weep for needless killing .
Thank you, Marie.
 

norma laborie (32)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 10:59 am
signed
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 11:22 am
S & N, ty Marie
 

Patricia Raven (444)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 11:34 am
If this giraffe was too genetically similar to their giraffes I am quite sure that another zoo would have been very glad of a genetically dissimilar. Giraffe
 

caroline s. (79)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 11:40 am
Absolutely signed }:-((
 

Veerle D. (82)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 11:59 am
Signed. Thanks.
 

Mary R. (253)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 12:00 pm
noted and signed
 

Lenicka R. (60)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 12:02 pm
S&N
Thank you Marie
 

Debbie W. (115)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 12:34 pm
Signed/Shared
 

Holly Schaeffer (35)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 1:29 pm
Signed
 

Jabi Yeonnmin (170)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 1:31 pm
s&n
 

daryl bishop (306)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 1:34 pm
signed and sared. for the life of me i don't understand why they could not neuter him. oh i know the lions were hungry and the kids needed entertainment
 

Ana Lopes (76)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 1:35 pm
signed
 

Terrie Williams (769)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:02 pm
Your signature has been recorded. SSN
 

Joan M. (1090)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:28 pm
N & S. Thanks Mare
 

Ruth M. (252)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 2:50 pm
Done thanks Marie
 

Inge Bjorkman (138)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:11 pm
Signed

Love
 

Christine Stewart (131)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:38 pm
Signed.
 

tasunka m. (334)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:39 pm
of course
 

Annemie O. (161)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:51 pm
Done!
 

Carla van der Meer (519)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 3:55 pm
Sigbed. I think they are scumbags.
 

Sara W. (110)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:10 pm
Definitely signed. Thanks, Marie!
 

Elisa F. (235)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:23 pm
N&S. Tragic!!! Thanks, Marie.
 

boyd hore (29)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 4:54 pm
WHAT A TERRIBLE ZOO .
 

Fran away F. (111)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 5:07 pm
Signed for Marius. Thank you, Marie!
 

Shelli S. (321)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 5:13 pm
Never giving up on Marius-Signed & noted-thanks Marie
 

S J. (116)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 5:43 pm
Done, thanks Marie.

How about the ones that aim to close the hell zoo and fire the man who insisted to kill?
 

Jason B. (140)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 8:01 pm
Thanks, Signed
 

Julie P. (55)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 8:49 pm
Thank you Marie.
 

Mariann Rannenberg (149)
Wednesday March 19, 2014, 10:14 pm
SIGNED! It's time to change the laws!!

THANKS EVERYONE FOR SIGNING!!!
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (159)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 3:15 am
Noted, Signed & Shared. Thanks Marie.
 

Lynn Carin LadySeastar (444)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 4:21 am
Noted and Signed - Thanks, Marie!
 

Sylvie A. (135)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 4:25 am
Notée, signée, partagée. Merci.
 

Alexandra G. (219)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 4:54 am
noted and signed, thank you Marie
 

Emma S. (227)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 5:37 am
Already done - thanks, Marie.
 

Jinny L. (66)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 5:48 am
Action completed. No animal deserves this kind of betrayal. Thanks Marie for sharing.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (547)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:05 am
N&S
 

Ana MESNER (190)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:11 am
Signed
 

William Barratt (41)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:47 am
Signed
 

Danny M. (81)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:50 am
Signed.
 

Sarah Baker (40)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 7:28 am
Signed & noted; thank you!
 

Colin Hope (244)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 7:39 am
Signed and noted 5 times now...... enough is enough - thank you all!!
 

Rhonda B. (100)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 7:56 am
Petition signed!
 

Alison A. (234)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 8:12 am
Signed and noted, thanks Marie.
 

Jan Garen (76)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 9:12 am
Signed and noted
 

Sherri Martin (156)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 2:09 pm
Noted, Signed and Shared to Facebook
 

Dave C. (214)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 3:05 pm
done
 

Aaron Bouchard (127)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 6:14 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

Jen A. (4)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 8:26 pm
"According to Danish media, Copenhagen Zoo euthanizes 20-30 animals a year, including bears, tigers and zebras. Holst said the campaign to save Marius had gone “much too far.” "

I can't believe I just read that! Also, as a kid I used to enjoy going to the zoo as any would. But now as an adult and knowing how zoo policy's are and caging animals, I refuse to go there any longer or support them. Signed.
 

BnKatie D. (81)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 9:21 pm
Signed * Thank You Marie
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 10:58 pm
noted and signed
 

Victoria Oakey (110)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 11:22 pm
Noted and signed. Poor Marius. Ty.
 

Val M. (77)
Friday March 21, 2014, 2:33 am
N&S. We will never forget Marius! If his genetics were not good, they should not have given birth control to his mother.. Poor mama giraffe..
 

Panchali Yapa (12)
Friday March 21, 2014, 7:59 am
Thank you
 

Carol D. (109)
Friday March 21, 2014, 8:01 am
This was so ethically wrong to kill a healthy animal
signed & Noted
 

Aileen P. (32)
Friday March 21, 2014, 8:23 am
Noted and signed.
 

Susan G. (54)
Friday March 21, 2014, 3:30 pm
Anything Rip Marius
Signed of course
Ty Marie
 

Melania Padilla (178)
Friday March 21, 2014, 3:59 pm
Signed!
 

Abo r. (101)
Friday March 21, 2014, 6:24 pm
Signed and Noted. Thank you, Marie.
 

Stuart Thomas (506)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 9:12 pm
Noted, signed, and submitted.

Thank you for the posting, Maria.
 

Yvonne F. (170)
Sunday March 23, 2014, 5:35 am
So very signed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks Marie
 
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