I have always struggled with the idea of animals in captivity and the chance to visit animals I would otherwise have to travel to Africa, for example, to see. 404 more words
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Copenhagen Zoo said it put down a male giraffe, named Marius, because of a duty to avoid inbreeding.
Thousands are angry after a zoo in Copenhagen culled a healthy giraffe. 16 more words
Copenhagen Zoo turned down offers from other zoos and 500,000 euros ($680,000) from a private individual to save the life of a healthy giraffe before killing and slaughtering it Sunday to follow inbreeding recommendations made by a European association. 469 more words
Young Ruva doesn’t know much about the world. She is only beginning to learn the ways of giraffes when she is captured by humans. There doesn’t seem to be much hope that she will ever see her family again when she is put on a boat heading to a zoo in San Francisco. 276 more words