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Gorilla Knew Boy Was ‘Defenseless’ When He Fell Into Zoo Enclosure, Expert Says

The controversial question of whether or not the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla should’ve been shot to death continues to rock the country. Zoo officials determined that the endangered animal was too dangerous to the boy who fell in his enclosure, but animal behavior expert, Gisela Kaplan, disagrees — here’s why.

Not every wildlife and animal expert agrees with the Cincinnati Zoo’s decision to kill 17-year-old gorilla, Harambe! While the general consensus among professionals seems to be that Harambe posed a threat to the four-year-old boy who fell into his habitat, not everyone shares that opinion, and one expert even claims there was no danger to the young child at all.

May 31, 2016
Jack Hanna Gorilla Death

Jack Hanna: Zookeeper Claims Boy Would Have Died If Cincinnati Gorilla Wasn’t Killed

Harambe the gorilla needed to be shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo — otherwise the little boy who fell into his enclosure would’ve lost his life, according to famous zookeeper, Jack Hanna. Find out why he’s defending the zoo’s decision to kill the endangered animal here.

Jack Hanna is the latest wildlife expert to weigh in on the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla controversy. The zoo has faced major backlash for shooting and killing a 400 lb. animal after a 4-year-old boy fell into its habitat, but Jack says the staff had absolutely no choice  — it was either the gorilla’s life….or the kid’s.

May 31, 2016
Jeff Corwin Gorilla Death

Jeff Corwin Slams Parents Of Boy Who Fell Into Gorilla Habitat: The Zoo Isn’t Your ‘Babysitter’

The controversy over killing a 400 lb. gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo continues…and Jeff Corwin is the latest to weigh in. The animal expert is defending the zoo’s decision to shoot the endangered animal and puts the blame on the parents of the 4-year-old boy who fell into its enclosure — watch here!

Should Harambe the gorilla have been fatally shot after a young boy fell into his habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo? That’s the debate everyone seems to be having after shocking footage of the May 28 incident surfaced, and wildlife expert Jeff Corwin is now adding his two cents. Find out why he supports the zoo’s decision and hear his important message to parents about zoo responsibility here!

May 31, 2016
Cincinnati Zoo Director Why Didn't Tranquilize Gorilla

Cincinnati Zoo Director Explains Why They Had No Choice But To Kill Gorilla

Even though a 4-year-old boy’s life was saved on May 28, after he fell into a gorilla’s enclosure, many people are now questioning the decision the zoo made to shoot and kill the gorilla, instead of tranquilizing it. Well, the zoo’s direction has finally explained why!

The recent killing of a gorilla to save a 4-year-old boy’s life at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28 has sparked outrage, but the zoo’s director held a press conference on Monday, May 30, and explained why they made the decision to shoot and kill the 450-pound creature.

May 30, 2016
Family Thanks Cincinnati Zoo Killing Gorilla

Cincinnati Zoo: Family Of Child Who Fell Into Exhibit Thanks Zoo For Killing Gorilla

The family of the 4-year-old boy, who fell into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday, May 28, is now thanking the zoo staff for shooting the animal dead. They said because of the staff’s ‘quick action,’ their ‘child is safe.’ Read their full statement here.

Due to the “quick action in the Cincinnati Zoo staff” in killing a 450-pound gorilla on May 28, Michelle Gregg‘s 4-year-old boy is now home “safe” after he fell into the animal’s enclosure and got dragged around like a rag doll. Michelle and her family released a statement, praising the staff for their decision to kill the animal.

May 30, 2016
Mother Child Falling Gorilla Exhibit

Cincinnati Zoo: Mom Defends Herself Against Backlash After Her Child Falls Into Gorilla Exhibit

The mom whose child fell into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28 is finally speaking out. She stressed that ‘accidents happen,’ and she’s so thankful for everyone who helped rescue her child. Read her message now.

Michelle Gregg, the mother of the 4-year-old who fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28, is fighting back against her online critics. After people on social media blamed her for the terrible situation, the mom took to Facebook to clear the air. She said that people are being too “quick to judge” and revealed how her son is doing after the “scary” ordeal.

May 30, 2016

Cincinnati Zoo: Shocking New Footage Shows Gorilla Holding Hands With Child — Watch

Whoa. A new video has emerged of the controversial Cincinnati Zoo incident on May 28. This shocking new footage shows the gorilla, who was later killed, holding hands and appearing to protect the child who fell into its enclosure. Click to WATCH!

An all-new video has surfaced of the moment a 4-year-old boy fell into a gorilla’s enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on May 28. This jaw-dropping tape features the gorilla holding hands with the child. It doesn’t appear the gorilla was trying to hurt the boy, only protecting him amid the mass hysteria. The poor gorilla was later shot and killed as a result of the incident. Do you think the gorilla was protecting the child?

May 30, 2016

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