Rare gorilla killed after 4-year-old falls into zoo enclosure

Posted By Staff

Date: May 29th, 2016

Category: Animals, Nutty News, Sad

zooA holiday weekend outing at Cincinnati’s zoo turned doubly tragic Saturday when a 4-year-old boy was hospitalized after falling into a gorilla enclosure – and zoo workers had to kill the rare gorilla to protect the boy.

Cincinnati police and emergency crews responded to a report of a child falling into the exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at about 4 p.m. Saturday.

Police confirmed the child was taken to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center near the zoo, and was treated for serious injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening.

Cincinnati Zoo President Thane Maynard said the boy crawled through a barrier and fell an estimated 10 to 12 feet into the moat surrounding the habitat.  More

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One Response to “Rare gorilla killed after 4-year-old falls into zoo enclosure”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Blacks have no clue how to raise children OR how to behave in a public setting, so having a black kid drop into a gorilla enclosure doesn’t surprise me one little bit.

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