A 4-Year-Old Who Fell Into Cincinnati Zoo’s Gorilla Enclosure Expected to Recover Cincinnati zoo kills gorilla to save child who slipped into enclosure on Saturday.
A few days ago,a man jumped into a lion enclosure in Chile forcing the officials to kill two lions!
After that incident, a new report came in from Cincinnati, where a 4- year-old fell into a gorilla enclosure! The result was the same. The animal was kills.
Heart-stopping moment four-year-old boy falls 12 feet into zoo enclosure and is grabbed and dragged by 400-lb gorilla for 10 minutes before the animal is shot and killed the 17-year-old gorilla’s name was Harambe and was brought to the zoo in 2014.
Zoo officials are still investigating, they believe the boy crawled through a railing barrier and then fell into the moat. Video footage has emerged show some of the chilling moments of the time the boy was inside the enclosure During the chaotic scenes, people can be heard shouting ‘No, no!’
Zoo director Thane Maynard told BBCThe officials made a tough choice and they made the right choice because they saved that little boy’s life. It could have been very bad.We are all devastated that this tragic accident resulted in the death of a critically-endangered gorilla. This is a huge loss for the zoo family and the gorilla population worldwide.
Although he said the gorilla did not attack the boy, he added that the boy “certainly was at risk”.
The boy was taken to a nearby hospital, though there are no reports on his health but there is reason to believe that he will recover.