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Gorilla shot and killed at Cincinatti Zoo

Boy falls into gorilla enclosure Zookeepers shot and killed a rare gorilla recently after a 3-year-old boy slipped into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, bringing an outcry over how the situation was handled. We would do the same again, the zoo’s director said Monday. Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard stands by the decision to kill 17-year-old silverback Harambe to save the childs life. The kid went under a rail, through wires and over a moat wall to get into the enclosure, [...]