As usual, Exposing the Big Game has hit the mark with this article. The only thing these poor animals are being conserved for is profit. This appalling, needless slaughter has to stop. The behaviour of all those involved in this multi-billion dollar industry is not acceptable on any level. They seem to have completely redefined the word “conservation” to meet their own ends and the public will not be conned by them any more. They have been exposed and It’s time they realised this.
Scientist calls lion, giraffe deaths “zoothanasia”—or heartless elimination.
PHOTOGRAPH BY JENS DRESLING, POLFOTO/AP
Published March 27, 2014
The four lions killed by the Copenhagen Zoo this week, as well as the healthy young giraffe named Marius put to death in February, didn’t have to die.
A global uproar has followed the deaths of two African lions and their two ten-month-old cubs. Their lives ended because the zoo wants to introduce a new male to the remaining females to bear more lions.
The same outcry was heard when a healthy young giraffe named Marius, who had the wrong genes for the facility’s breeding program, was killed with a bolt to his head—so as not to contaminate his body with poisons. The giraffe…
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