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Second Giraffe Named Marius at Risk of Being Put Down in Denmark

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- 1864 days ago -
Jyllands Park zoo, in western Denmark, currently has two male giraffes, but has been approved to participate in the European breeding programme. If zookeepers manage to acquire a female giraffe, seven-year-old Marius will have to make way!.


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Sheila D (194)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 2:10 pm
Hopefully nobody will name any more animals Marius...seems to be unlucky.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 4:14 pm
This is crazy. Well it can't happen not with all the outrage+negative publicity . And what's with the same name??

elderberry C (47)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 4:19 pm
I just posted the Petition

Please SHARE...I don't have FB......Tx

Julie P (54)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 5:38 pm
Thank you for posting. Signed & shared Elderberry's petition.

Kay M (347)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 7:18 pm
sad. signed.

Richard S (209)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 7:34 pm
Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh nooooooooooooooooooooo!

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 10:41 pm
Thank you Wendy.
Signed petition from Elderberry's post

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:31 am
Thank you Wendy, petition signed.

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:50 am
...........,and the zoo said there was a high risk that Marius would have to be put down as it would be difficult to find him a new home."

Should not be a problem regarding last days reading........................

SylvieBusy A (190)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:05 am
Notée, partagée. Merci.

Lina P (1)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:12 am
This is an awful news...

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:26 am
Noted, ty.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:45 am
Noted and signed - I just can't control my anger any more - these are a lot of %$#^@%$ up rotten low life scum of the earth - they need to be culled, the bloody lot of them.

Athena F (131)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 4:46 am

Gloria picchetti (304)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:08 am
WTF. A zoo is supposed to take care of animals not kill them.

Heather L (68)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:16 am
This is insane..don't understand why they can't just give him to other zoos, quite a few were more than willing to accept the first Marius. All this talk of a breeding program makes me very uncomfortable...the thought of all these european zoos involved in the culling of extra animals as standard practice, yikes.

Gail Ring (89)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:34 am
it is disgusting what they did.. and they should not want to repeat this... hope there will be a total ban on that zoo

Melania Padilla (123)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 9:38 am
WTF! Signed.... No words.

Gabriele Jefferson (147)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:35 pm
noted, signed, shared on fb & twitter

J H (43)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:46 pm
Noted signed the petition disgusting

Iveta C (38)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 7:07 pm
WTF is wrong with those sick idiots ????!!!! Horrible !!!

Laurie H (818)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:44 pm
This entire situation spells TROUBLE to me!!! The system of their "breeding program" is FLAWED, if it means death TO ANY!!!!! THIS IS DISGUSTING SHAME!!!!~
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