Outrage as Danish zoo kills healthy family of lions
26 March 2014 Last updated at 16:39 GMT
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
Copenhagen Zoo says it "had to euthanise" two cubs and their parents after it failed to re-home them.
The 16-year-old male and 14-year-old female were nearing the end of their natural lives in captivity, it added.
Malcolm Brabant reports.