Jack Hanna Pools $100K for Giraffe

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 23: Jack Hanna attends the 39th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 23, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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    Jack Hanna wants to save a giraffe from the murderous clutches of Danish zookeepers, and he's raised $100,000 to do it. The emeritus director of the Columbus Zoo rushed to collect money after hearing Jyllands Park zoo planed to kill another giraffe after killing and feeding a perfectally healthy one to lions last week. The Danish said they did it to prevent inbreeding. Hanna's got some competition though: the president of Chechnya has offered to adopt the same giraffe. 

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