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Berlin Zoo Under Fire - Polar Bear Celebrity Knut Said to Be Suffering


Animals  (tags: berlin zoo, limited space, animnals imprisoned, knut, suffering, animal deaths, depression, loneliness, isolation )

Simone
- 3178 days ago - spiegel.de
Berlin Zoo is cramming too many animals into limited space and isn't providing enough room for celebrity polar bear Knut, a Berlin politician has said. She attributes the recent deaths of an elephant and an ostrich to the shortage of space.



   

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 5:23 am
sadly noted, thanks Simone.
 

Ben O (129)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 6:31 am
Polar bears in a german zoo - give a break for Pete's sake!!!
 

Ruth McD (839)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 8:20 am
Being in a zoo is no where near being free out in the great wide open. They need to have bigger areas for them and not cram so many together. If I had my way, they wouldn't be in the zoo at all.
 

Sue McGuey (106)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 12:18 pm
Noted! With regret....
 

Cindy C (125)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 1:32 pm
awww what a blooming shame
 

linda b (186)
Wednesday November 3, 2010, 7:48 pm
I don't believe in zoos and wish the animals could be sent to sanctuaries,. Thank you Simone.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 11:45 am
so which stupid insensitive idiot is in charge of polar bears at this zoo? maybe he needs to be reassigned and a smarter person hired.
 

Genoveva M (328)
Friday November 5, 2010, 8:58 pm
Zoos = prisons.
 

Andrew Butt (84)
Sunday November 7, 2010, 2:57 am
Outrageous that zoos can do this, surely there must be a space allowance for animals dependant upon the size? There is certainly one for kennels why not zoos? Thanks Simone.
 

Roberto Vivas (48)
Wednesday November 10, 2010, 5:33 pm
Noted! Knut is being bullied because the other bears dont have enough room and belong in the wild..
 
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