Animal Outcry.

I can’t stand cruelty to animals, and will do all I can to raise awareness of the issues raised by David in this blog post.

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As most of you know I rarely do mid-week posts unless something comes along that has me boiling. Well something has, and I am !

In February, Copenhagen Zoo caused an international outcry when they killed a healthy young giraffe called Marius. Citing the fact that it couldn’t go to another zoo because of inbreeding the staff then dissected Marius in front of a crowd and fed him to the lions. I don’t know whether there’s a perverted sense of justice about this but this week they killed 4 healthy lions. Two adults and their cubs.

With Marius I know that there were offers from other zoos to take him and surely they must have been aware of the gene pool so Marius would not have been a problem. In my eyes though Marius was a prime candidate for a return to the wild if the zoo were worried about interbreeding…

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2 thoughts on “Animal Outcry.

  1. Thanks so much for re-blogging my post Alison. I’m sure many of your readers will be as horrified as we are about the conduct of this zoo and will hopefully sign the petition to prevent it happening again.
    xxx Massive Hugs xxx

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