Zookeepers in Copenhagen made the controversial decision this week to shoot dead a two-year-old giraffe. The zoo decided to put down the animal, named Marius, because his genes were too similar to ... more 
Zookeepers in Copenhagen made the controversial decision this week to shoot dead a two-year-old giraffe. The zoo decided to put down the animal, named Marius, because his genes were too similar to other animals in a breeding programme run by European zoos. Shortly after his death, the animal was fed to the lions in the Danish zoo. Credit: Søren Klintrup less 
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