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


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Wendy
- 1864 days ago - theguardian.com
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
TELL JYLLANDS PARK ZOO, DON'T KILL MARIUS AGAIN!!! - The Petition Site

http://www.care2.com/news/member/752401167/3726362

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/707/406/877/

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
Seriously?
 

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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