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A Danish zoo that made international headlines last month when it killed a healthy giraffe is once again in the news after it killed four lions to make way for a new male. The lions were killed Monday, said Tobias Stenbaek Bro, a spokesman for the ...
CNN · ByLaura Smith-Spark andBharati Naik · 3/26/2014
Denmark, the land of enchanting fairy tales and liberal social values, is becoming known as the land of dead zoo animals. The Copenhagen Zoo, which generated global outrage last month when it killed a healthy 18-month-old giraffe named Marius, said it had ...
New York Times · 3/26/2014
COPENHAGEN — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched, ignoring a petition signed by thousands and offers from other zoos and a private individual to save the ...
Los Angeles Times · 2/10/2014
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A COPENHAGEN zoo that prompted international outrage by putting down a healthy giraffe and dissecting it in public has killed two lions and their two cubs to make way for a new male, it said overnight. "Because of the pride of lions' natural structure and ...
News.com.au · 3/25/2014
The cubs would have been eaten by the male lion 'as soon as he got the chance,' the zoo said. The Danish zoo that sparked an international outcry by slaughtering a giraffe to avoid inbreeding has killed two lions and their cubs to clear the way for a new male.
New York Daily News · 3/25/2014
Mar 26, 2014 03:05 PM ET // by Tim Wall The Copenhagen Zoo recently killed four members of a lion family because the cats didn’t meet the needs of the zoo’s captive breeding program. The same zoo killed Marius the giraffe last month for similar reasons.
Discovery Communications · 3/26/2014
A Copenhagen Zoo is dealing with intense backlash after it killed a healthy, two-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions on Sunday. The zoo maintains it took appropriate actions to prevent inbreeding. Warning: Video is graphic. (Feb. 10) AP The lions ...
USA Today · 2/10/2014
A Danish zoo that has already faced criticism for killing a giraffe in February to prevent inbreeding, is under fire again — this time for putting down four healthy lions to make space for a new male. The lions were killed to make way for a new pride ...
Mashable · 3/27/2014
the zoo has had to euthanise the two old lions and two young lions who were not old enough to fend for themselves”. The cubs “would have been killed by the new male lion as soon as he got the chance,” it added. Last month, the zoo put down its 18 ...
Daily Telegraph · 3/25/2014