Marius the giraffe
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Battle to save giraffe in Denmark

Animal rights campaigners in Denmark have spoken out against plans to destroy a healthy young giraffe at Copenhagen Zoo.

The zoo said it could not keep the animal, named Marius, because of European rules to avoid in-breeding, and that attempts to find him a new home had failed.

Malcolm Brabant reports.

  • 08 Feb
  • From the section Europe
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