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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?