Family will not sue Cincinnati zoo over child-gorilla incident

Flowers lay around a bronze statue of a gorilla and her baby outside the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit in Cincinnati, OhioBy Ginny McCabe CINCINNATI (Reuters) – The family of a 3-year-old boy who fell into an animal enclosure, prompting the killing of an endangered gorilla, said on Wednesday that it would not sue the Cincinnati Zoo over the incident. The family, whose name has been withheld by police, said through a spokeswoman, Gail Myers, that the boy was doing well. A 17-year-old western lowland silverback gorilla named Harambe was shot and killed by zoo staff on Saturday after the boy fell into its enclosure.


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June 2, 2016 6:37 am

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