Child mauled at Pittsburgh zoo fell off railing, police say

(Reuters) – The mother of a 2-year-old boy who died after falling into a pit of African wild dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo stood him up on a railing before he fell and was immediately attacked by 11 dogs, police said. The boy was visiting the zoo with his 34-year-old mother, who had put him on the railing for a better view of the animals, known as African painted dogs, police said. The zoo was closed immediately after the incident on Sunday and remained shut on Monday. …

November 7, 2012 6:04 am

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