Danish zoo that killed Marius the giraffe puts down four lions
A Danish zoo that prompted international outrage by putting down a healthy giraffe and dissecting it in public has killed two lions and their two cubs to make way for a new male.
Copenhagen zoo said:
Because of the pride of lions’ natural structure and behaviour, the zoo has had to euthanise the two old lions and two young lions who were not old enough to fend for themselves
The 10-month-old lions would have been killed by the new male lion “as soon as he got the chance”, it said. Read more