The Copenhagen Zoo made headlines last month when it euthanized a healthy 2-year-old giraffe. This week same zoo was back in the news
, for euthanizing four lions. The zoo says
that killing the animals was necessary to prevent inbreeding and manage their animal population. We hear from Dr. Markus Gusset
, of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Rob Laidlaw, the director of Zoocheck Canada
, about the various methods of 'animal population management' used worldwide.