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R.I.P. Marius, the 'surplus' giraffe

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In effect, they decided the world, never mind the Copenhagen Zoo, was too small for one more healthy, two-year-old giraffe

In the same week Marius was killed, thousands of dogs were poisoned and shot in Sochi, Russia, to "clean up" a sub-tropical city that was chosen to host the Winter Olympics. Apparently, the humans there and in Copenhagen never heard of controlling a population of animals by neutering them instead of killing them.

Such arrogant disregard for life will ultimately be the downfall of the human race.

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Bob Gaydos is a veteran of 40-plus years in daily newspapers. He began as police reporter with The (Binghamton, N.Y.) Sun-Bulletin, eventually covering government and politics as well as serving as city editor, features editor, sports editor and (more...)

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OUTRAGEOUS! How is it possible that this is busine... by Idrea Ramaci on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 3:09:19 PM ... by Idrea Ramaci on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 3:17:38 PM
click here ... by Idrea Ramaci on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 3:37:19 PM
People like that zoo keeper have no place to be in... by Suzana Megles on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 5:15:52 PM
This story upset me. Just a blatant disregard for ... by Bob Gormley on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 5:38:38 PM
I share the outrage of many. This was an entirely... by K V Ramani on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 7:32:13 PM
I have been to zoos all over the world.  In a... by Doc McCoy on Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 10:26:49 PM
Pathologists don't invite their children and fami... by K V Ramani on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 6:07:27 AM
        &n... by Bob Gormley on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 8:04:49 AM
The situation that was Marius is getting more conv... by Rev. Dan Vojir on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 1:00:01 AM
This story is sad, but what is sadder is that Bel... by linda jordan on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 11:40:22 AM
This is no more shocking than business as usual to... by Bob Stuart on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 2:16:29 PM
It's not the same thing. ... by Bob Gormley on Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at 3:43:14 PM
For some time I have thought that zoos are not rea... by Carol Sturm on Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 3:14:35 PM