The killing of baby giraffe Marius put Copenhagen Zoo on the map

Half a year ago animal lovers from all over the world all of a sudden turned their eyes to Copenhagen Zoo. The reason: an apparently healthy baby giraffe called Marius were killed in front of a number of visitors to the zoo. It didn’t take long before the story of this brutal act found its way to the international news. However many people didn’t listen to the rational arguments from the staff of the zoo, who explained that the killing was an unevitable act.

So what started as a necessary act turned out to be a disaster for Copenhagen Zoo, who faced a massive critique from people around the world and in the global news..

In this blogpost we bring different reactions to the killing of Marius, both from Twitter and Youtube. Follow this link to see the our Storify.

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