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After seeing video of those tense moments at the Cincinnati zoo, many people went to social media to blame someone. On Wednesday, the West Michigan woman who recorded the incident said she wants to set the record straight. Kim O’Connor says many people talking on social media have it all wrong. She says what happened […]

Harambe was shot and killed when a 4-year-old boy fell into the gorilla’s exhibit. Some witnesses say they believe the gorilla was attempting to protect the boy, though officials say the boy was dragged through the exhibit. Officials said that, though the boy was not attacked, he was in danger. While some people showed up […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Several visitors at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo spoke to Cleveland 19 on Monday, saying that they think the mother of a little boy who wandered into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo is the one responsible for the death of a 17-year-old gorilla. Marcita Sims held on to her grandson’s hand tightly Monday, […]

The Cincinnati Zoo was open Sunday for Memorial Day weekend tourists, but the gorilla exhibit was closed indefinitely after authorities killed a gorilla that attacked a 4-year-old boy who fell into the enclosure’s moat. Zoo President Thane Maynard said the boy crawled through a barrier Saturday, fell 10 to 12 feet and was grabbed by […]