How Many Healthy Animals Do Zoos Put Down?

This is a sign of how humans view animals as commodities …. Entertainment & profit!! This situation is a “secret” in Olin view now. Hoping, really hoping, that action is taken to stop this ….. Wonder if humans will stop it! SMH ..


In addition to the lions, the giraffe’s remains will be given to the zoo’s other big cats.Credit Kasper Palsnov/Scanpix, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

How Many Healthy Animals Do Zoos Put Down?


How Many Healthy Animals Do Zoos Put Down?


In the wake of the death of Marius, a healthy 18-month-old giraffe who was killed by Copenhagen Zoo on February 9, 2014, the sinister side of zoos is finally starting to come to light.

When the world heard about the fate of Marius, hoards of other zoos and organizations stepped forward offering him refuge in efforts to secure his life, but despite being accompanied by an online petition that had garnered some 30,000 signatures, these merciful pleas went unheard and official representatives of Copenhagen Zoo said they were unable to find another suitable living situation and that they were only following the recommendations of the…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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