Copenhagen Zoo kills young giraffe for inbreeding reasons (40)

United Press International 2014.02.09 20:39
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 9 (UPI) - COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Feb. 9 (UPI) - The Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark said it killed a young giraffe Sunday for genetic reasons, distressing people who sought to save its life. Zoo officials said they decided to put down the 18-month-old male giraffe, named Marius, because of concerns about inbreeding, the Copenhagen Post reported.
GIRAFFE, ZOO, BRO, CARNIVORE, AQUARIUM, PETITION, DN, Швеция, Amsterdam