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About this blog: Growing up in Brooklyn, NY I lived in high-density housing and experienced transit-oriented services first hand. During high school and college summers I worked in Manhattan drafting tenant floor plans for high-rise office buildi... (More)
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Uploaded: Feb 11, 2014
I've long had an affinity for Denmark, even taking 3 years of Danish in college and visiting 3 times. And Palo Alto hosts a local diplomatic outpost the Denmark Center for Innovation on Page Mill Road. So I've always had a positive feeling when it came land of Hamlet. Until now.
I was astounded and saddened to see the video of a beautiful, healthy giraffe killed by the Copenhagen Zoo this week. Autopsied, chopped up for food for other carnivores at the zoo, in plain site of the public including children. I still don't understand the reasons proffered to preclude inbreeding couldn't have an alternate plan.