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Starving Sumatran Tiger Taken From Surabaya Zoo to Be Euthanized -WE NEED TO HELP SHUT THIS ZOO DOWN!!!


Animals  (tags: lions, tigers, zoo, protection, Big Cats, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, animal welfare, protection, wild animals, wildlife, killing, Not Pets!, crime )

Julie
- 353 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
Melani, a 15-year-old Sumatran tiger, was fed a steady diet of pesticide-tainted chicken for years, destroying the critically endangered animal's digestive tract and causing her weight to plummet to a skeletal 44 kilograms -- half of her recommended weight



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Julie E. (345)
Monday September 2, 2013, 1:22 pm
See LOTS of Petitions about the Surabaya Zoo:
http://www.care2.com/find/site#q=Surabaya+Zoo

PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE!
 

Julie E. (345)
Monday September 2, 2013, 1:22 pm
This is making me cry. Time for a break...
 

Christeen Anderson (474)
Monday September 2, 2013, 1:22 pm
Deeply saddened by this news. This place should have been shut down a long time ago. Thank you.
 

Carol D. (108)
Monday September 2, 2013, 1:25 pm
Thats terrible This poor tiger All their Zoos should be shut down This is where we need a worldwide body to be able to do this when leaders and countries take no notice Its appalling this tiger has been like this for 5 yrs Totally unacceptable
 

Shelli S. (314)
Monday September 2, 2013, 2:13 pm
I know Julie-I feel that way A LOT. We have 2 keep at this-become even more pro-active!! Until a heart is shown, greed will run deep. You, us & I, will keep leading the way..never stopping! We owe it 2 Melani * other tigers.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Monday September 2, 2013, 2:52 pm
Not safe in the wild, not safe in captivity. Humans sure know how to blight the planet.
 

Natasha Salgado (518)
Monday September 2, 2013, 5:18 pm
The Board of directors at this zoo should be fired immediately and sentenced to the same neglect-abuse and ultimate fate as these precious animals. Pitiful.
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Monday September 2, 2013, 10:57 pm
Unbelievable & unforgivable .. I agree with all previous comments.
 

AniMae Chi (399)
Monday September 2, 2013, 11:37 pm
This has been going for so long, HOW DARE THEY, slow MURDER!
And now they just euthanize her!
No laws either i suppose, ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING!

i went through 5 pages of the links, i had signed ALL.
 

Frances Darcy (218)
Tuesday September 3, 2013, 1:01 am
That poor creature. petition signed and will check out the other links.
 

Sandi C. (242)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 1:18 am
noted with extrene anger & sadness. Shut them down before more have to die.
 

Leslene Dunn (73)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 1:59 am
Noted with a bitter anger and hatred towards these flipping demonic bastards. How long have we been petitioning, surely people around the world were aware of the plight of these poor poor animals - why has no one come forward to rescue them or help them in some way. What the hell! this is just not on - we should have been standing united on this and not let it get to the stage where these animals now have to be put down. Dear God, the pain and suffering they have endured is inexcusable and unforgivable and now this poor animal has to be put down. If this was the case then why was her imminent death so prolonged!!!
 

. (0)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:04 am
𝕾𝖎𝖌𝖓𝖊𝖉 𝖆𝖑𝖑. 𝕴𝖙𝖘 𝖆 𝖘𝖑𝖔𝖜 𝖒𝖚𝖗𝖉𝖊𝖗 𝕻𝖔𝖔𝖗 𝖆𝖓𝖎𝖒𝖆𝖑!! 𝕿𝖍𝖆𝖓𝖐𝖘 𝕵𝖚𝖑𝖎𝖊!
 

caroline s. (79)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:26 am
Yes, it's a slow murder.
Totally unacceptable }:*-(
 

Jaya Sinha (26)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:45 am
I WILL RECOMMEND EUTHANASIA FOR ZOO DIRECTOR.
 

Paul Burton (19)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 3:01 am
Apparently there were errors with the original story,and the tiger isn't being euthanized but this zoo still needs shut down.
 

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 3:24 am
Put those idiots in cages and feed them this horrible diet. Poor tiger & the other suffering zoo animals. Bet the humans there never missed a meal and their food was not tainted.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 4:33 am
not good
 

Ana R (220)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 5:02 am
I agree with all previous comments.
Already signed all petitions
noted with hope
Thank You, my dear friend.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 6:34 am
God will punish them for all the cruelty they are committing!
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (226)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 7:23 am
S & N! And glad that they , it seems have not put this beautiful animal down...Here is hoping that medical treatment can be given and that she lives AND, that horrible place is definitely shut down!
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 7:23 am
Yes hope they are all punished for all the cruelty they are committing.
 

Silvia Saletti (26)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 8:02 am
..WHAT A ENDLESS SADNESS.......
 

Jill Vickerman (426)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 10:09 am
I wish Laurence Anthony hadnt died! I remember how he sneaked in with some American Soldiers and they helped him to save many of the animals in the Baghdad Zoo.
 

Mary R. (252)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 1:46 pm
THIS IS HEARTBREAKING !
 

Franshisca Dearmas (91)
Wednesday September 4, 2013, 2:45 pm
Noted and signed. TY
 

Danuta Watola (1191)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 3:01 am
noted
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 9:09 am
Noted. Thanks for posting, Julie. All petitions signed.
 

IlonaAWAY TODAY V. (0)
Thursday September 5, 2013, 2:01 pm
All done. Thanks Julie.
 

Yvonne F. (168)
Friday September 6, 2013, 10:04 am
Outrageous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! All signed since earlier! thanks Julie for this great post!!!!!!
 
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