July 30, 2015


World

Dying man gets his wish: a loving kiss from giraffe

 A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had done odd jobs for 25 years.

A giraffe at Rotterdam�s Blijdorp Zoo nuzzles Mario Eijs. Eijs worked at the zoo 25 years and is disabled by a brain tumour. His dying wish was for a giraffe kiss.

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A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had done odd jobs for 25 years. A giraffe at Rotterdam�s Blijdorp Zoo nuzzles Mario Eijs. Eijs worked at the zoo 25 years and is disabled by a brain tumour. His dying wish was for a giraffe kiss.

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