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Danes defend zoo's killing of giraffe

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Many Danes on Monday defended the killing of a healthy giraffe at Copenhagen zoo that triggered outrage after it was skinned and fed to lions in front of visitors. 

Lions in Copenhagen Zoo eat the remains of a perfectly healthy young giraffe named Marius that was shot dead at the zoo on Sunday despite an online petition to save it signed by thousands of animal lovers. (AFP PHOTO)

Zoo staff received death threats after the killing on Sunday of the 18-month-old animal, named Marius, which shocked animal lovers around the world.

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