Cincinnati zoo officials shoot dead gorilla to save child’s life

The Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a western lowland gorilla on Saturday after a 4-year-old boy slipped into the animal’s enclosure, a zoo official said at a news conference. Harambe, a 17-year-old, 400-pound gorilla, carried the boy around its habitat for about 10 minutes in what the zoo’s dangerous animal response team considered a life-threatening… Read More Cincinnati zoo officials shoot dead gorilla to save child’s life