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[GRAPHIC VIDEO] Copenhagen Zoo euthanizes young giraffe, feeds him to the lions in front of children

Copenhagen Zoo euthanizes young giraffe, feeds him to the lions

Denmark’s Copenhagen Zoo has euthanized an unwanted young giraffe named Marius to avoid in-breeding, igniting protests from animal rights groups who have criticized the zoo’s decision.

After euthanizing him with a bolt gun, the zoo fed him to the lions.

Photo: Copenhagen Zoo’s giraffe Marius seen on Feb. 7. (Keld navntoft / EPA, file)

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