They gave him his favourite treat, shot him with a bolt gun and fed him to the lions! And, let’s not forget the crowd, including children, they gathered around them whilst cutting him into pieces.
And, this is 2014!
Are these people even civilised!
Bengt Holst should be prosecuted and the vet in attendance struck off. The justification for committing this heinous act amounts to nothing more than drivel. It is their job to care for these animals – not kill them unnecessarily.
At the Copenhagen zoo, a sweet giraffe named Marius, was shot in the head by the zoo veterinarian , as he was eating a favorite rye bread, then Marius was skinned and fed to the lions. This tragedy played out in front of zoo visitors, even children. This is something that could scar a child for life. But the zoo spokesman saw Marius’ murder as teaching experience for kids. WHAT?
“I’m actually proud because I think we have given children a huge understanding of the anatomy of a giraffe that they wouldn’t have had from watching a giraffe in a photo.”…..Zoo spokesman Tobias Stenbaek
Why did this terrible thing happen? Well, apparently the zoo has too many giraffes, and I guess the lions were hungry. Never mind that Marius was a young giraffe, or that someone had offered to pay over $600,000 to rescue him, or…
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