Danish Giraffe’s Fate Prompts Outrage - and Perplexity

Bad PR: The Copenhagen zoo erred when it published images of the slain giraffe’s carcass being carved up for lion feed.

The killing of a giraffe at a Copenhagen zoo, and the public cutting up of its body to be used to feed lions at the zoo, has caused shock around the world. There is no doubt that zoo management made a terrible mistake by putting the giraffe’s fate on public display, and in doing so has cast a shadow of suspicion on similar institutions throughout the world that could be accused of disrespecting the...