Etter å ha besteget Norefjell forsto jeg at jeg bare måtte fortsette. Så jeg tenkte å fullføre det første nyttårsforsettet så fort som mulig. Jeg skulle bestige to fjelltopper utenfor Norge, så Norefjell teller selvsagt ikke. 166 more words
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When I first heard about the killing of the baby giraffe Marius in the Copenhagen Zoo I thought it was a joke. It seemed like some absurd satire about an evil zookeeper, something I could have seen on Funny or Die: a healthy two year-old giraffe is lured away from the other giraffes by his veterinarian caretaker with a piece of rye bread, only to have his brains blown out, and his lifeless body skinned, sawed into pieces, and fed to the lions. 1,175 more words
When it broke a couple of weeks ago, it was hard not to be affected by the story of Marius, the graceful, gentle, beautiful, healthy, young giraffe shot and publicly dismembered at Copenhagen Zoo. 460 more words
The above picture is one of our giraffes from The Phoenix Zoo who gets fed by guests under zookeeper supervision.
I know this is a sore subject that has been discussed thoroughly by experts, but I just wanted to address the Copenhagen Zoo’s situation with the giraffe they killed from the perspective of a Phoenix Zoo volunteer, conservation student, and young adult. 2,725 more words