Skip to comments.Second Danish zoo plans to kill young giraffe to stop inbreeding
Posted on 02/13/2014 3:23:19 PM PST by workerbee
The second giraffe, coincidentally also named Marius, lives at the Danish Jyllands Park Zoo. To make room for a female giraffe it plans to acquire, the zoo plans to put down its 7-year-old male, balancing out genders in the facility.
We can't have two males and one female. Then there will be fights, zoo keeper Janni Lojtved Poulsen told Danish news agency Ritzau. If the breeding program coordinator decides that he should be put down, then that's what we'll do, Poulsen said.
"It is no secret that animals are killed when there is no longer space, or if the animals don't have genes that are interesting enough," the group said in a statement. "The only way to stop this is to not visit zoos."
"When the cute animal babies that attract visitors grow up, they are not as interesting anymore.
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I suppose simply trading breeding stock is too advanced in thought for these zoos.
Or simply castrating the least desirable male.
how about offering the giraffe to another zoo somewhere? Geez people are idiots. Just get rid of it like it’s a damn defective toaster or something.
So effing cavalier about life of all kinds.
“Second Danish zoo plans to kill young giraffe to stop inbreeding”
Couldn’t they just send them to Arkansas?
Speaking of which...
The raging legal debate in Arkansas this week is this: If a man divorces his wife, is she still his cousin?
Crosseyed zoo animals, and royals.
Zoos are cruel and there’s absolutely no reason for them.
At least they aren’t offering the live giraffe into the lions den so they can hone their hunting skills.
That's what lions do.
People can not like that, but there is nothing they can do about it.
Seems like the natural thing to do with an extraneous giraffe.
If Sven has to whack a Gy-raffe to keep from shagging his sister, who am I to criticize?
Just like the case of the last giraffe, there are plenty of zoos and other institutions and individuals who would gladly take him. There are plenty of people who would gladly adopt a child rather than see it aborted as well. What kind of sicko mindset uses murder as a first resort rather then a last?
I’m kinda wondering what that those longneck deer taste like.
“how about offering the giraffe to another zoo somewhere? Geez people are idiots. Just get rid of it like its a damn defective toaster or something.
So effing cavalier about life of all kinds.:”I couldn’t say it better myself...I agree completely.
Shouldn’t these genius biologists at the zoo think about not breeding the giraffes .
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