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Copenhagen Zoo's Killing of Healthy Giraffe Sparks Outrage

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February 9, 2014
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A Danish zoo killed one of its young giraffes because of laws prohibiting inbreeding. He was killed in front of the public, then fed to carnivores. Video provided by Newsy


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