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Thu, 13th Feb 2014

Marius the Giraffe

Giraffe (c) H. Zell

Last week a young, physically healthy giraffe called Marius in a zoo in Copenhagen was put down, amidst an uproar from animal lovers. The zoo argued that it had to be done to prevent inbreeding, and produce a healthier population of giraffes. Here's your Quick Fire Science on the subject....

 

 

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  • Marius the Giraffe

    A young, physically healthy giraffe called Marius in a zoo in Copenhagen was put down. We try to understand why.

 

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